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.
Category: Literary Elements
What is deus ex machina? From ancient Greek plot device to modern film, learn everything you need to know about deus ex machina.
What is in medias res? We’ll explain what in medias res is, how to use it, and even how to pronounce it! We’ll also look at some examples.
Learn about the three types of irony and beyond! Discover examples for each of the three types of irony, and other forms of irony.
Let’s talk about the elements of story. What specific elements do succesful stories have in common? And, what elements do you want in your story?
Kishōtenketsu is a story told in four parts. It is a Japanese story structure that doesn’t need conflict to tell a story! Learn to write without conflict
What is a character foil? Find out what foil chararcters are and how writers use them. Examples of character foils from famous literature and Disney movies.
Want to write a killer plot twist? Learn seven proven tips to help craft a winning plot twist for your story, screenplay, or novel.
External conflict vs. internal conflict. Find out what both these terms mean and how to use them to bring your fictional characters to life!
Answer all your questions about how to write in first, second, and third person point of view. Every point of view is covered including how to use tense.