3 Storytelling Lessons from STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE | Analysing other stories can help you develop your own storytelling skills. What storytelling lessons can we learn from STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE?

3 Storytelling Lessons from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Jar Jar Binks …. pod racing … there are a lot of reasons to not watch this movie, but is there anything it can teach us about storytelling? 1. Every character needs a role People hate Jar Jar Binks. That’s common knowledge. Unsurprisingly, the plot of The Phantom Menace would have developed in exactly the same … Read more3 Storytelling Lessons from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

8 Things Causing Your Novel’s Sagging Middle | Tips for fixing your novel’s sagging middle and falling in love with your story again. A must read for writers who have hit a block in the middle of their story.

8 Things Causing Your Novel’s Sagging Middle

The sagging middle is a problem many writers face involving the struggle to keep the middle of the story as interesting as the beginning. This is obviously a problem because if readers aren’t interested in the middle, they’ll stop reading before getting to the end. Understanding the middle In the beginning, we introduce our protagonist and … Read more8 Things Causing Your Novel’s Sagging Middle

How to Turn a Premise into a Plan | Have you figured out what your story is about, but don’t know where to go from there? This video will help you turn your story premise into a plan.

How to Turn a Story Premise into a Plan

How to Turn a Story Premise into a Plan (Video transcript) In my last video I talked about how difficult it is to start a story from just an idea and that it’s best to develop that idea into a premise before you start writing or you’ll have an increased chance of getting stuck. But while … Read moreHow to Turn a Story Premise into a Plan