The Funnily Enough
48.6K views | +0 today
Follow
The Funnily Enough
The whole world of writing in one place
Curated by mooderino
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by mooderino
Scoop.it!

Contrivances Aplenty

Contrivances Aplenty | The Funnily Enough | Scoop.it

All stories are contrived. A story is carefully set up so the pieces fall when they’re supposed to. In real life it doesn’t work like that. Murder’s go unsolved. Bank robbers get away. Bankers get even bigger bonuses. But we don’t read stories so we can see the world in its unfathomable weirdness that makes little sense (that’s what we have windows for).

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by mooderino
Scoop.it!

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: Crafting Subplots

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: Crafting Subplots | The Funnily Enough | Scoop.it
We spend a lot of time focusing on our core conflict, and rightly so since that's what driving our novels. But what about the subplots?
more...
No comment yet.