5 Great Quotations about Growing as a Writer

9 Tips for Structuring Your Novel


How to form your story’s basic structure
Start your story with solid narrative hook
Unfold action to develop a stronger story
Add ‘big scenes’ to give story some oomph
Basic guidelines for your story’s rising action
Consider using counterplotting in your novel
Write your story’s penultimate scene
Descend the mountain with falling action
Make final words of your story count
• BONUS: “There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” – W. Somerset Maugham  

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