If you want to start a story but aren’t sure how, where – or even whether to start – this is your resource. Find out what you need to know about the craft and the industry to get started on the right foot.
Without structure a storybook falls apart, or lets us down in some way, lacking the kind of Good Stuff we find in our favorite storybooks. Here’s a list of 10 things every illustrated storybook should have no matter what – so that your book can be a favorite.
Your narrator is arguably the most important character you create, because they are how we get the story. Find out the fine details of crafting a first-person narrator and how to write a first person narrative that knocks the socks off your readers!
Crafting a chapter book is harder than you might expect. Get the low-down on structure, language and pacing for a traditional chapter book and learn what it really takes to do it right.
A chain story is my personal favorite type of predictable story structure. Here’s what it is, with some great examples.
Not just one kind of surprise. Be sure you know what you’re doing with your story and why. Here are the 10 types of plot twists you can use.