Tag Archives: story study

Hunger Games, Larry Brooks Style

Pardon me while I squee like a fangirl. Larry Brooks is doing a Hunger Games story deconstruction starting this week. The first post is here: the prologue at Storyfix. Sure, I’ve got my own THG page and I did something … Continue reading

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link: the end of paper

Seth Godin, writing for the Domino Project, raises some good questions on how the end of paper changes everything. Quotey goodness: The second change is that ebooks connect. Not so much on the Kindle platform (yet) but certainly in PDF … Continue reading

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link: Talent Code – Great or Creepy?

Link: Talent Code: Is this Great, or is it Creepy? The (short) video illustrates one very potent question… Quotey Goodness: This kid embodies the thorny question we all deal with. How much effort do we put into building narrow expertise, … Continue reading

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on resonance

It’s strange the things that click for us and don’t. I like reading reviews of books I’ve read–after I’ve read them–to see what other people thought. Say, for example, it’s a book that I loved (since there are so many … Continue reading

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Some Futurey Things

Congratulations if you rocked NaNoWriMo. Congratulations if you didn’t, and you gave it your all, too. I imagine a lot of us aren’t done. I “won” with my 50k words on November 19th, but that’s the half-way point for the … Continue reading

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NaNo: Scene and Sequel

At Crossing the Threshold, Melissa Goodin has a post on Scene and Sequel. Scene and Sequel paralyzed me the first time I ever read about it. I thought to myself, there is no way I’ll ever be able to do … Continue reading

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Story Deconstruction: The Hunger Games Part 9

The last eighth of the Hunger Games is the end. I had a hard time coming up with thoughts for the last section since it pretty much does what the ending needs to do. And saying “oh this part was … Continue reading

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