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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
    • 5.0 • 6 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. 593: Understanding the New Normal World of a Story's Resolution

    Ep. 593: Understanding the New Normal World of a Story's Resolution

    In many ways, the New Normal World of a story's Resolution is what successfully completes the context of the entire story.

    • 15 min
    Ep. 592: Understanding the Underworld of a Story's Third Act

    Ep. 592: Understanding the Underworld of a Story's Third Act

    The Underworld of a Story's Third Act is symbolically important for creating powerful and realistic change with your characters and plot.

    • 15 min
    Ep. 591: Understanding the Adventure World of a Story's Second Act

    Ep. 591: Understanding the Adventure World of a Story's Second Act

    Writers can use the metaphoric Adventure World of a story's Second Act to better understand this crucial part of story structure.

    • 14 min
    Ep. 590: Understanding the Normal World of a Story's First Act

    Ep. 590: Understanding the Normal World of a Story's First Act

    Authors need to understand the four "worlds" represented within a story's structure, the first of which is the Normal World of the First Act.

    • 14 min
    Ep. 589: Deepening Your Story's Theme With the Thematic Square

    Ep. 589: Deepening Your Story's Theme With the Thematic Square

    If you want to deepen the complexity of your story's theme, one tool you can employ is Robert McKee's thematic square.

    • 18 min
    Ep. 588: 6 Ways to Find Your Best Ideas Before You Start Writing

    Ep. 588: 6 Ways to Find Your Best Ideas Before You Start Writing

    Use these six ways to find your best ideas for writing your book, as you cultivate, channel, and honor your deeper inspiration.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

linlysaa ,

Super helpful and motivational

The tips she gives always makes sense and help me drive my story forward. As this is my first time writing a novel, I find all her advise and points to be good and helpful. They often make me more motivated to write

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