Category Archives: Writing tips

3 Act Structure #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

THE THREE ACT STRUCTURE is one of the most popular ways to plot a novel or screenplay. It’s the backbone of countless novels, TV shows and movies. Continue reading

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The Opening Hook of Your Book #ThrowbackThursday

The opening of a story begins when a change takes place. The reader doesn’t care at this point about the main character’s background; he wants to know what happens next. Continue reading

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Quick Plotting Exercise #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

Here’s a quick plotting exercise that shouldn’t take long and will give you a bare bones idea of what you want your book to be. Continue reading

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