Monthly Archives: November 2014

How to Write Descriptive Passages Without Boring the Reader or Yourself

Describing stuff can be the hardest part of writing prose fiction. You have a scene in your head, with all the dialogue and action, but now you have to fill in what everything looks like. There’s nothing more boring to write, or read, than a long descriptive passage — but here’s how to spice it up.

Source: io9.com

"Try being super terse."   This is the best advice EVER.  

 

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Creative Ways to Build a Climax: An Analysis of the Suspense & Timing of ‘Drive’

Great storytelling isn’t just about giving information to your audience. It’s also about when and how you give it to them.

Source: nofilmschool.com

This is a great piece on layering of the narrative.   Really excellent. 

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3 Act Structure – Story Structure Tips – Screenwriting – YouTube

We cover 3 act structure, the main plot points in film structure, and the reasons why story structure is so important for screenwriting and filmmaking, Dario…

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Great nutshell!

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