In honor of those who’ve finished NaNoWriMo and will be editing their new baby later this month or next year, we’ll be talking about the editing process for fiction.
Today’s video: tips for editing, why plot structure is important, and how to analyze the plot structure of your story.
Also, don’t forget to download your free copy of Editing for Story: http://tinyurl.com/kws5c5w
Welcome to Day 30, the final day of NaNoWriMo!
Today we’re talking about your story’s resolution and how to tie up all those loose story ends, as well as the emotion that you’ll end your story on.
Thanks for stopping by! Come by tomorrow–we’ll talk about what to do next and how to get started on editing your novel.
Welcome to Day 30 of NaNoWriMo!
Today we’re talking about what makes for a great resolution, how to end your story on the right emotional note, and–you knew it was coming, didn’t you?–EDITS.
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Congratulations on making it to the end of NaNoWriMo!
Next week, we’ll be talking about some things to consider when editing a first draft–I hope to see you then.
Welcome to Day 29 of NaNoWriMo!
Today we’re talking about the defeat or victory of the protagonist during the climax of your novel and how to make it pay off in the biggest way possible, as well as handling endings in a book that’s part of a series.
Thanks for stopping by–come back tomorrow for Day 30 tips!
Welcome to the 28th day of NaNoWriMo!
Today we’re talking about the beginning of the final, epic showdown between your protagonist and antagonist, and what makes a good climax.
Thanks for stopping by–come back tomorrow for Day 29 plotting tips!
Welcome to NaNoWriMo Day 27!
Today we’re talking about how to isolate your protagonist from his/her allies and set up the final showdown with the antagonist.
Thanks for dropping by–come back tomorrow for more plotting tips!
Welcome to Day 26 of NaNoWriMo!
Today we’re talking about the initial skirmish between the protagonist’s and antagonist’s forces, and the role your secondary characters play as we build to the climax.
Thanks for coming by–stop in tomorrow for Day 27 plotting tips!
Welcome to Day 25 of NaNoWriMo!
Today we’re talking about how your protagonist and his/her allies are preparing for the climax and what kind of climax you’re promising the reader with what you show or don’t show.
Thanks for stopping by–come back tomorrow for Day 26 plotting tips!
Welcome to NaNoWriMo, Day 24!
Today we’re talking about how your protagonist rallies after the dark moments and is launched into a final do-or-do confrontation with the antagonist.
Thanks for stopping by, and I look forward to seeing you tomorrow!
Welcome to NaNoWriMo, Day 23!
Today we’re talking about how the dark moment is a defining point in your character’s growth arc and how it foreshadows the climax, as well as the protagonist’s choice between who s/he started out as and who s/he could become by the end of the story.
Thanks for stopping by, and I hope to see you tomorrow!