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Plot and Structure 

Chapter One with Julia Watts

Topics covered in this video:

Challenges of writing the Chapter One

Elements of a strong first chapter:

  1. conflict
  2. the main character's motivation
  3. how to craft an ending that makes readers want to turn the page


Plot and Story with Linda Kay Silva

Topics covered in this video:

“By failing to plan, you are planning to fail.” or All is not what it seems.

Ingredients you will need for a successful plotline:

  1. The hook
  2. Conflict
  3. Character growth
  4. Knowing your ending


Maintaining Tension with Linda Kay Silva

Topics covered in this video:

  1. Conflict and corners, the keys to tension and suspense
  2. Conflict is the key to a compelling plot.
  3. Conflict is about extracting emotions from the reader.
  4. If they don’t FEEL, they don’t care. If they don’t care, they stop reading.

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