January 19, 2010

Structured, but Original

Since we covered Character Arcs last week, I thought I'd follow up with some more links on structure.

Janice Hardy uses a very straight-forward approach, using the three act structure, but keeping in mind that her character needs to be in constant conflict. It's not super structured, but in provides a road map.

And once again, Jim Adam hits the nail on the hoad as he analyzes the Harry Potter series. Here's how to make archetypes seem original.

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