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Getting started<br />What sort of conflict will you focus on?<br />Individual vs self<br />Individual vs other<br />Indivi...
Your task<br />Choose a POV inspired by the image<br />The image will be the climax of your story<br />You must tell the b...
Review the steps<br />Plan: Graph the action<br />Sizzling start: Start with action, leave out the boring bits<br />Buildi...
Graphing the plot<br />
Sizzling start<br />No breakfast eating!<br />Hook your reader (think about your audience!)<br />
Building tension<br />Use the 5 senses: see, hear, touch, taste, smell<br />Use EVENTS or SETTINGS or OBJECTS to <br />sho...
Exciting endings<br />Vivid image or line of dialogue<br />Thematic closure, but maybe not <br />a “happily ever after” en...
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  2. 2. Getting started<br />What sort of conflict will you focus on?<br />Individual vs self<br />Individual vs other<br />Individual vs society<br />Which themes?<br />Power, fear, violence, difference<br />
  3. 3. Your task<br />Choose a POV inspired by the image<br />The image will be the climax of your story<br />You must tell the backstory from that point of view BUT in 3rd person.<br />Think of it as “following” one character rather than “speaking as” that character<br />
  4. 4. Review the steps<br />Plan: Graph the action<br />Sizzling start: Start with action, leave out the boring bits<br />Building tension: show don’t tell, use the 5 senses<br />Exciting endings: thematic closure, characters control ending, strong image or line of dialogue.<br />
  5. 5. Graphing the plot<br />
  6. 6. Sizzling start<br />No breakfast eating!<br />Hook your reader (think about your audience!)<br />
  7. 7. Building tension<br />Use the 5 senses: see, hear, touch, taste, smell<br />Use EVENTS or SETTINGS or OBJECTS to <br />show not tell <br />rather than telling audience about thoughts or feelings.<br />
  8. 8. Exciting endings<br />Vivid image or line of dialogue<br />Thematic closure, but maybe not <br />a “happily ever after” ending.<br />Believable outcomes: characters are responsible for the outcome<br />
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