Writing Fiction

000 Basics

100 Writing-Big Picture

Plot
Characters-Creating
Characters-Using Them in the Story
Characters-Showing Who They Are
Characters-Creating Tension
Characters-Relationships
Ideas
Setting
Length
Genre
Uniting the Story

200-Writing-Small Picture

Scene
Perspective
Writing Prose
Show & Tell…and Clarity

000 Basics

001 Intro

002-01 Myths & Misconceptions

002-02 Getting Started

003-01 Routines & Prompts

003-02 Writer’s Block

004-01 General Tips

100 Writing-Big Picture

100-01 Four Aspects of a Story

100-02 Developing a Story

Plot

101-01 Establish the Story

101-02 Conflict & Climax

101-03 Creating Conflict

101-04 Motive, Means, Opposition

101-05 Plot Patterns & Structures

Characters-Creating

102-01 Creating Characters

102-02 Character Hierarchy

102-03 Relationships & Recollections

102-04 Writing Past Stereotypes

102-05 Writing Different Characters

102-06 Admirable Virtues

102-07 Heroes

102-08 Villains

102-09 Where Do Monsters Come From

102-10 Lamentable Flaws

Characters-Using Them in the Story

102-11 The Journey: How All Characters Begin

102-12 A Fork in the Road

102-13 Bringing Them Together

103-01 Engaging Characters

Characters-Show Who They Are

103-02 First Impressions

103-03 Second Hand Impressions

103-04 Hobbies & Habits

103-05 Character’s Past

104-01 Why Characters Change Change

104-02 Perspective & Motive

Characters-Creating Tension

104-03 Creating Tension

104-04 Immediate Tension

104-05 Intense Tension

104-06 Surprise

Characters-Relationships

105-01 Limited Relationships

105-02 Personal Relationships

105-03 Using Relationships

Ideas

106-01 Engaging Ideas

106-02 Finding Meaning in a Story

106-03 Starting with an Idea

106-04 Revealing Meaning Through Conflict

Setting

107-01 Setting the Stage (revised)

107-02 Background Info

Length

108-01 Writing with Length in Mind

108-02 Revising for Length

Genre

109-01 Labeling Your Story

109-02 Comedy, Tragedy, & Romance

109-03 Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Scifi, and Fantasy

Uniting the Story

110-01 Uniting a Story Part 1-How Characters Can Unite a Story 

110-02 Uniting a Story Part 2-How Plot(s) and Conflicts Can Unite a Story

110-03 How Settings or Locations Can Unite a Story 110-03

110-04

200 Writing-Small Picture

Scene

201-01 Scene & Summary

201-02 Scene & Beat Types

Perspective

202-01 Perspective & POV

202-02 Perspective Types

202-03 Using Perspective

Writing Prose

203-01 Prose

203-02 Details & Description

203-03 Pitfalls of Prose

Show & Tell…and Clarity

204-01 Show & Tell

204-02 When & How to Tell

204-03 When & How to Show

204-04 Clear Storytelling I-Tone(s), Themes, & Expectations