The Beams, Joists and Rafters of Your Story: Why Structure Makes it All Work

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It would be lovely if there was priority list of all the elements of a novel, so a writer knew which one to start with, and which was the least important. Many writers would argue you have to focus on character first, and from there will come your plot. But there are others for whom plotting is the priority. I rarely hear someone prioritize structure. But I…

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Sherryl Clark

Sherryl Clark

Writer, teacher, editor, book lover — www.sherrylclarkwritingcoach.com is where I offer editing and manuscript development services.