Plots and Plot Twists.Plots and Plot Twists.3 years ago in Writing More Like This
What is a plot? A plot is a series of sequential events that make up your story. Sure, anyone could have told you that. But, how to write one? How can you make something this simple extraordinary?
Plot is comprised of 3 different parts; beginning, middle and end. Think of it this way this is how the problem started, this is how we fix it, and this is how we fixed it. Make sense? As long as you stick to this simple outline, it will be much easier for you to create your plot. Plots are also comprised of other parts; the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
The Exposition: This is the very beginning of your story in which your characters and some important themes are laid out. Describe the setting; time era, place and who the characters are. Describe to the audience just WH
Pre-Writing and Brainstorming.Pre-Writing and Brainstorming.3 years ago in Writing More Like This
Writing is a multi-step process. If Shakespeare were to just write whatever he wanted to with no prior planning, well we probably wouldn't know who Shakespeare is today. Writing takes time, thought and a lot of organization in order for it to come out as one, cohesive work. In the midst of your random scribbling, many of your ideas may seem to be jumbled and in-cohesive. This makes it hard for you to really get your ideas in motion. How do you fix that? Well, the ultimate way to ensure flow with writing is to undergo Pre-Writing and a little organized Brainstorming.
There are several, critical points to Pre-Writing. For each point, write down whatever it is that entails of it.
~Why are you writing? Where do you plan to take your writing? Make sure you have a deep reason as to why you are writing. Wi
Theme and Symbols.Theme and Symbols.3 years ago in Writing More Like This
So, you want to write your own story. Sure, it sounds simple, but there's a whole lot more to it than just writing down words. Stories have many underlying backbones hidden from the reader; but without them, your story has nothing to live off of. What are these backbones? Themes and symbols often tie into each other in story writing. Symbols can represent themes, and themes can represent symbols. Themes and symbols often come hand in hand while writing and rely on each other in order to be used to their full potential. But, one thing is certain, without themes and symbols, your story will suffer.
What is theme? You've probably heard that term while having to write a book report for class. So, you probably went on Google and copied an answer off a website without thinking about it twice. But, what is it exactly? Themes are universal and reoccurring ideas o
Points of View, Tone, Mood and Setting.Points of View, Tone, Mood and Setting.3 years ago in Writing More Like This
There are many elements to keep in mind while writing your story. You think you already know everything, and you're eager to start writing, but there's more, such as Points of view, Tone, Mood and Setting.
Points of View are the narrator's position on the story being told. Okay, what on Earth does that mean? Well, to put it in simple terms, it's the point of view that allows what you can and can't see in a story. For example, in some stories, you may be able to read the character's mind, but in others, you cannot. There is a simple reason why this is There are many different points of view!
FIRST PERSON POINT OF VIEW: While writing, the narrator may refer to themselves as "I". For example: "I could hear everything they were talking about. Every word I heard them say shook me to the core and chilled my bones. I was in udder disbelief". This poin