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How to Give Your Story Focus - WritersLife.org
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We LOVE to read comments so please leave a comment and subscribe to Our channel: https://www.youtube.com/writerslifeorg Grab your free writer's toolkit by going to http://www.writerslife.org/finish-your-book ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hello its Peter here again from WritersLife.org and today I'd like to talk to you about how to give your story focus every good story needs to have a solid structure your structure is what helps your plot stay focused and moving along at just the right pace and ensures that your story is cohesive understandable and that there aren't any gaping holes in the plot or inconsistencies that leave your reader confused or irritated learning about how to create a story structure is something that every writer should do before they begin writing their story don't wait until you're halfway through to try to impose a structure or to put together a fragmented narrative yet your structure clear at the very beginning and you'll find it so much easier to stay focused further down the line so what can you do to give your story structure follow these helpful tips first understand the basics every story needs a beginning a middle and an ending we all know that it sounds oh so simple but actually organizing your story in this way is where structure plays a significant role you need to structure your story so it takes the reader on a journey it needs to open with impact then carry them along creating entry and interest at every turn through the middle there will be highs and lows points where the story slows and then speeds up again and then the ending should arrive when it's time and leave readers satisfied but also sad that the ride is over structure helps writers to think about what's needed to make this happen at every stage of the book the beginning needs to introduce readers to your characters to your world and indicate where the story will go next the middle needs to be full of action changes and obstacles that your protagonist may overcome the end ties all the loose ends together all of these aspects must be carefully balanced to help your story unravel just as in short without proper structure your story will feel forced slow or as though it is just going nowhere try to experiment there are lots of different types of structure one can apply to a story and writers may need to experiment with them to find the one that best fits the story they are trying to tell do your readers see the world through the protagonists eyes or are they passing by Stander's does your story focus on a single characters adventure growth and personal change or follow the paths of many is your story an event type story where something has happened in the world and certain things must be done to bring about change learning about different structure types and try to find which one will work best for you is all part of the fun next bend and mold classic structure templates to fit your story there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to story structure that's why a good structure will be flexible and writers will have the ability to more typical story structures to create their own unique one that's what will make your story stand out after all next blend your story structure so it can't be noticed having the ability to structure a novel well is all about doing so with lightness and subtlety a reader shouldn't be able to tell that the structure is there instead the plot should blend seamlessly and the story should flow effortlessly carrying them along with it it shouldn't notice a transition from beginning to middle to end it should just happen without any realization on the readers part outlining your story before you start to write can be a helpful way to ensure you have a good story structure and that your plot works there are a considerable number of ways to structure a story and by using these tips you can make sure you pick the best one for you and don't forget if you're struggling to write or finish your book our free writers toolkit can help with it you'll learn how to overcome procrastination stay focused find time to write and finally get your book published to get access now while it's still available simply go to http://www.writerslife.org/toolkit that's it for now be sure to like this video give us a thumbs up and subscribe to our channel for more my name is peter and i'll see you next time bye for now Read more »
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