Learn the structure that every journalist knows- The Inverted Pyramid! Inverted pyramid writing helps organize your writing & capture readers!
Category: How Tos: Fiction
Learn how to use the Save the Cat Beat Sheet to outline your plot. Plus an example of Save the Cat used in Disney’s “Zootopia.”
What is the antagonist of a story? Let’s define what an antagonist is and look at some examples. We’ll also learn how to write an antagonist!
What is the protagonist in a story? Let’s discuss what a protagonist is, look at examples, and talk about how to write a protagonist!
Learn how to use the Somebody Wanted But So Then for summarizing fiction and nonfiction, outlining plots, and for scene design!
Learn how to write an acrostic poem. We’re going over features of acrostic poems, how to write one, and look at famous examples of acrostics.
Let’s answer the question: What is a story climax? We’ll look at examples of the story climax and talk about where they happen!
We’re answering the question: What is exposition in a story? We’ll do that by defining exposition and looking at examples from books and film!
A guest post from a very talented writer and blogger, Lewis Jorstad. Please check out the rest of his work at, The Novel Smithy and enjoy his post on how to choose a story goal for your hero!
Let’s answer the question- what is foreshadowing? And how do we use it? We’ll look at how foreshadowing is used in both film and literature.