Today we are looking at how to show our theme and thematic premise through the use of metaphoric literary devices. I’ve been waiting for this week. I think this aspect of the craft is super fun, both to read and to write, and I’m excited to wrap my brain around it. Let’s get to it… Continue reading
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Theme. Theme Statement. Moral Premise. Controlling Idea. Armature.
There are lots of names for the tool we’re looking at today. And you should probably brace yourselves because the masters have a lot to say about it. Continue reading
While studying theme (something like thirty masters’ worth of info), I saw Continue reading
The masters agree: stories most often fail because the stakes aren’t high enough. But there is plenty we can do to ensure lack of stakes doesn’t happen to our stories. Continue reading
This tool is really an opportunity. It’s a prompt to get you thinking about your story and about how you might tell your story in an original way.
WHAT IS IT? Continue reading