Tag: structure

4-Act Story Structure

Like most writers, I’ve always had trouble writing the middle of any story. Back before I even knew what plotting was, I would start a story and write and write… and then hit a point where I had to stop because I would…

Motivation-Reaction Units

Note: This is the third installment of our scene structure series. While this article will still make sense if you haven’t read the first two, I suggest going back and reading the posts on Scene and Sequel for better understanding.…

Scene and Sequel: the Sequel

This post is the second in a series on scene structure. Last week, we spoke about the first part of large scale scene structure, the Scene. If you have not read that article yet, please follow this link and do…

Scene and Sequel: the Scene

This article is the first installment of a 3-part series on scene. The topic today is large-scale scene structure, otherwise known and “Scene and Sequel.” Today we will talk about Scenes, next week we will cover Sequels, and then we…