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by CageSage
Tue, 17 Mar 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Is it story that makes us read?
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Is it story that makes us read?

I do think the character comes first though. A great character on a journey that's meaningful to him/her with an undercurrent of fear (stakes and consequences). Well-written will certainly help get a great story read. A character in conflict who struggles towards resolution of a problem. I want to f...
by CageSage
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Is it story that makes us read?
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Is it story that makes us read?

Do you see it the same way as the article? I laughed at some, agreed with others (HP ending), and will contemplate a few.

https://www.vulture.com/2016/08/is-it-s ... -read.html
by CageSage
Sat, 07 Mar 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Not just about planning, but ten steps to visualise
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Not just about planning, but ten steps to visualise

There are ways to overdo everything - I laughed at the 'don't overplan' advice. It's true. There comes a time when the groundwork is laid, and the tiling begins, and once it begins there may be lumps and bumps in the groundwork that were invisible in the planning stage. Adapt and continue, always ke...
by CageSage
Fri, 06 Mar 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: 2020 BYU Lectures - Brandon Sanderson
Replies: 0
Views: 415

2020 BYU Lectures - Brandon Sanderson

Well worth the time to partake as an eStudent:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... A6IAqh8qeQ
by CageSage
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Breaking through
Replies: 1
Views: 155

Breaking through

A couple of links to look at: https://careerauthors.com/from-the-slush-pile-to-sale-4-tips-to-realize-your-dream/ Most of these should be no-brainers, but you'd be surprised ... https://careerauthors.com/setting-the-silent-character/ Setting is much more than a description of where the character sit...
by CageSage
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: New to AWF?
Topic: Self parody as main character
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: Self parody as main character

Oh, anything like the Mr Bean movies/scripts?
by CageSage
Sat, 08 Feb 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

It was good for me, too! The hardest part of any story for me is the two people who should be connecting. And the other hardest part is humour.
by CageSage
Sat, 08 Feb 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

https://www.ingramspark.com/blog/how-to-write-romance-scenes-ultimate-guide-for-romance-authors And even though this is about romance, the scenes in other genres where two characters need to show a bonding or commitment also need to be seen to be 'love' scenes as opposed to proximity or sex scenes. ...

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