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Coursera: The Craft of Plot A2

The second lesson of the course is on structure. Brando Skyhorse (the instructor) promotes a 5 act structure called the ABDCE structure. A – Action (what draw the reader in, something physical the character is doing) B – Background (essential … Continue reading

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Coursera: The Craft of Plot A1

As someone who mainly writes poetry, I find developing a plot the most difficult part of writing¬†a shorty story. I love setting up a world and developing characters, but struggle putting them through their paces or developing layers of events … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Nephew

And to all my Christian, post-christian, post-religion, and all my lgbtq+ family out there. Take care of yourselves this season. Wishing you all the hope and revolution of the Magnificat. — To My Nephew, December 4, 2015 She cried, you … Continue reading

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