How to Plot Your Story Arcs - P5 - The Mysterious Middle

Charlie Aylett,

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7 Lessons (1h 11m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Lesson 1 The Midpoint

    • 3. Lesson 2 The Learning Zone

    • 4. Lesson 3 Putting Experience to the Test

    • 5. Lesson 4 Midpoint Ambition & Stakes

    • 6. Lesson 5 The FInal Lesson

    • 7. Class Project


About This Class

Want to know how to write a novel or novella? Written a novel that seems like a hot mess and you don't know how to fix it? Or maybe started something you simply don't know how to finish? Bet you got stuck in the middle!

Learn how to plot through the heart of your story from your character's core traits and create a middle that doesn’t muddle. Discover story technique you might never have noticed before and get to grips with basic structure with clearly explained concepts and a straight-forward class project.

Students enrolled in my classes can also join my Facebook critique group -- details are at the end of the class.

This class is part of a series, but there's no need to take all the predecessors in order to benefit from The Mysterious Middle.

However, if you would like to catch up with the rest of the series, please visit my profile page to find all my classes.

Part 1 The Big Picture gives the basics of the story arc.

Part 2 Writing Towards Emotional Markers gets you writing your own short fiction based on encorporating the story arc as your main plot structure, while also teaching you how to use effective description in order to develop the emotional content of your story, your characters and create your storylines.

Part 3 Creating Emotional Identities goes into depth on the fundamentals of character for a strong story arc.

Part 4 Fear and Ambtion Driving Stories Forward teaches you how fear and ambition work together to launch the middle of your story and create the main story goal.

But if you've already taken all of those. what are you waiting for? Lets got explore the Mysterious Middle...