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James Scott Bell: The "Write From The Middle" Method - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS

James Scott Bell: The "Write From The Middle" Method - WRITERS HELPING WRITERS | Feed the Writer | Scoop.it
Today we’re welcoming bestselling author and brilliant writing coach James Scott Bell to Writers Helping Writers. James has created a unique writing method that solves the “plotter or pantser” dilemma when it comes to structuring a novel, so please read … Continue reading →

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Christi Krug's curator insight, March 24, 2014 11:46 PM

You've got your plotters, and you've got your pantsers (writing by the seat of their pants), and here's yet another option, writing from the middle.

 

But I daresay there are many, many more ways to write a novel and you won't know the best way for *you* until you experiment. And experiment. And experiment.

Mick D Kirkov's curator insight, April 1, 2014 7:02 AM

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Mick D Kirkov's comment, April 3, 2014 3:51 AM
@Christy Absolutely right. As Gorby (went forgotten last times, in vain) loved to say: "Once started, the thing will develop and go for itself. It has its own dynamism."
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SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic]

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KindredReaders's curator insight, January 2, 2014 11:45 AM

great visual reference!

Ali Anani's curator insight, January 3, 2014 1:39 AM

Creative writing in steps

Gennia Holder's curator insight, January 14, 2014 9:50 AM

This a great list, but, perfect?  I don't know about that :)  Stories aren't a magic bullet. However, applying these elements and telling the right story+right time+right audience... can make an emotional connection with your audience that impacts your business.

 

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12 Essential Steps of a Phenomenal Story


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Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, January 7, 2013 8:49 PM
Strange to tell Joseph Campbell's Hero With A Thousand Faces with Lego characters but it flies by faster chan Campbell.
Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, January 7, 2013 8:55 PM

Could this 65 slide deck have saved me plowing through Joseph Campbell's Hero With A Thosand Faces? Not really, but its fun and flies by providing ADD insight into the basis of all stories. 

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Storytelling Websites and Resources | Elizabeth Figa

Storytelling Websites and Resources | Elizabeth Figa | Feed the Writer | Scoop.it
Resources for storytelling performances, training, coaching, and research.

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Tons of links on how to tell stories, why we are so interested in stories, and websites with great stories.

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Coletta P. Kahn's comment, July 26, 2013 12:13 AM
wow good one!!
Karen Dietz's comment, July 30, 2013 8:50 PM
Thanks Coletta!
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StoryWeaver

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Andrei is a passionate collector & broadcaster of old and new tales - sharing them for the purpose...

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, January 14, 2013 7:02 PM

This guy does a great job of using Facebook to share powerful stories.  He is worth liking so that you can get some good stories in your newsfeed.  I don't read them all, but I like the ones that I have read over the past few months.

Ken