When doing concept a couple weeks ago, I popped off a few examples to show each master’s way of writing concept. When illustrating Mr. Iglesias’ approach, I wrote this: Continue reading
A couple weeks ago we looked at how master novelists write one-line synopses. One of them really emphasized stakes, so I picked that one to read with an eye for developing, heightening, and deepening stakes.
Ladies and Gents, I give you: 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