Archive for March, 2009

March 31, 2009

Trapping Your Characters Can Snare Readers

Focus is necessary – for you and your short stories and novels.

One way to maintain the focus of a plotline is to keep your characters enclosed, either by physical constraints or with a time deadline. Determining how long it will take for the arc of action to peak then resolve is one of the first details you should decide on when outlining your story.

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