Monster Structure Worksheet: The Text

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The last update to the Monster Structure Worksheet introduced a lot of text, so much so that I had to split it into two pages. A full-color version with notes, and a blank version for you to write in your own notes for your project. I think now’s a good time to go through that text and expand upon it …

Monster Structure Worksheet v1.1

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Major updates to the Monster Structure Worksheet! What is the MSW? It’s a combination of novel structure theories into one chart to help you visualize what-all is supposed to happen and when. I’ve been reading K.M. Weiland’s Structuring Your Novel¬†[amazon asin=0985780401&template=add to cart] and I highly recommend it. It’s a great step-by-step walk-through of ¬†the parts of story structure. Weiland …

Lilith’s Brood by Octavia Butler

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Last month I heard that Octavia Butler’s XENOGENESIS TRILOGY, aka LILITH’S BROOD, is in development as a TV series. At the time I had yet to read anything by her, and I figured this was a great opportunity to start. So I bought the first book and got stuck in. Ms. Butler’s books are quite different from what’s popular right …