Quick, what’s one thing you need in every scene? This question can have a lot of answers – tension, conflict, stakes, emotion, action…on and on
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By Jami Gold There are as many ways to tell a story as there are stories in existence. That means not all writing advice will be a good fit with the
Deep breath in, folks. This post is going to start off with wrestling. This last Saturday was All Elite Wrestling’s Full Gear PPV, an even which
One thing we’re known for around here is description. For a dozen years, Becca and I have explored topic after topic, and whether it’s settings,
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As the fifth of six archetypal character arcs in the life cycle, the Crone Arc offers the first great challenge of a character’s Elder years.
The King Arc begins the second half of the life cycle of archetypal character arcs. This placement as the fourth of six arcs necessarily makes it a
As the third of the life cycle’s archetypal character arcs, the Queen Arc is that of the mature adult who has completed the youthful arcs of Hero
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RWC Coach Jami Gold With all the writing advice out there, we know that some “writing rules” we hear are more like guidelines. However, story
The well-known Hero Arc offers us the exciting story of a brave youth fighting to discover and earn his own worthiness. It follows on the heels of
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As the first transformational archetype within the “life arcs” cycle, the Maiden Arc is the quintessential “coming-of-age” story. It is the
Conflict is such a versatile storytelling element. Not only will obstacles, adversaries, and stressors keep tension high and readers focused, they
By September Fawkes Conflict is key to writing great stories. And while writers may categorize conflict differently, I categorize conflict into