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Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)

Helping Writers Become Authors K.M. Weiland

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 74 Ratings

Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)

    Ep. 564: Archetypal Antagonists for the Queen Arc: Invader and Empty Throne

    Ep. 564: Archetypal Antagonists for the Queen Arc: Invader and Empty Throne

    Usually the archetypal antagonists for a Queen Arc are represented by the Invader in the outer conflict and the Empty Throne in the inner conflict.

    • 14 min
    Ep. 563: Archetypal Antagonists for the Hero Arc: Dragon and Sick King

    Ep. 563: Archetypal Antagonists for the Hero Arc: Dragon and Sick King

    The antagonists for the Hero Arc can be seen archetypally as both the Dragon and the Sick King.

    • 15 min
    Ep. 562: Archetypal Antagonists for the Maiden Arc: Authority and Predator

    Ep. 562: Archetypal Antagonists for the Maiden Arc: Authority and Predator

    The antagonists for the Maiden Arc can be seen archetypally as both her Authority Figures and a frightening Predator.

    • 16 min
    Ep. 561: Archetypal Antagonists for Each of the Six Archetypal Character Arcs

    Ep. 561: Archetypal Antagonists for Each of the Six Archetypal Character Arcs

    A series looking at the archetypal antagonists inherent within each of the six main archetypal "life arcs."

    • 15 min
    Ep. 560: The Main Reason Your Story's Premise Is Important

    Ep. 560: The Main Reason Your Story's Premise Is Important

    How can you tell what your story's premise is telling readers? Here are four questions you can ask about your story's premise.

    • 17 min
    Ep. 559: 3 Things to Know About the Ending of a Story

    Ep. 559: 3 Things to Know About the Ending of a Story

    The tremendous (but sometimes misunderstood) significance of the Climactic Moment in the ending of a story.

    • 14 min

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