Day 20: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 20: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 20: Outlining Now that we have explored plotting and character arcs in some detail, it is time to embark on the hard but gratifying work of outlining if you haven’t already done so. To accomplish this task, spread before you all the work you have done with the...
Day 17: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 17: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 17: The Heroine’s Journey, Part II Today’s posting is a continuation of our exploration of the Heroine’s Journey… Initiation and Descent to the Goddess While the journey of the Masculine is characterized by a moving out into the world and...
Day 15: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 15: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 15: The Hero’s Journey Yesterday, we began our exploration of plot with a look at one rather classical structure presented by K.M. Weiland. Today, we dive deeper into plotting with an in-depth consideration of the Hero’s Journey. The stages of the Hero’s...
Day 14: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 14: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 14: Plotting Today we are going to begin an exploration of plotting. This is a big topic, so I’ll break into parts over the next few days. The plot specifies what happens in the story and when. It provides the structure: a skeleton, if you will. When it comes to...