Plot and Structure

This is an episode of Matt Gemmell's Trouble With Writing, a podcast with focused, hard-won techniques for solving all the problems you might encounter when planning, writing, and editing novels. Brief and to-the-point, with episodes you can listen to in any order.

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Plot and Structure

Stories have a common and intuitive structure, and it's a useful tool for writing a novel.

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Episode Notes

Story structure can seem like an intimidating topic, but it shouldn’t be. As human beings, our stories have a certain underlying framework, which writers can use to help put together the plot of a novel and keep a story on track. In this episode, I talk about the three-act structure and how you can use it.


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