Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens Tonight, I’m conducting a writing workshop for the West Oahu Women Networking Group based on a previous workshop titled The Plot Thickens.  I’m positive I can’t cover everything I’ve learned in the last fourteen years of writing, but I would like to touch on plotting, especially goals, character’s motivation and how to…

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The Princess Bride Character Goals

This is the last of a three part series on Motivation, Goals and Conflict, as told from the view of the characters from the book and movie, “The Princess Bride.”  I hope you’ve enjoyed a different twist on the three major components of character development and plot. Conflict is the “why not” of your story…

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The Princess Bride Character Goals

On an earlier post, I talked about the importance of your characters having a strong motivation for what they do.  The fantastic book and movie, “The Princess Bride” provided a rich history of its characters’ motivation. All characters need a goal, and “The Princess Bride” is no exception.  Let’s explore further: The importance of character…

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