A Stitch in Story

…in time saves revision.

The Agency Stitch

One of the number one issues I find in my first and second (and even third and fourth) drafts is character agency. Agency is the idea that the protagonist needs to be the one driving the story forward in every scene. After all, the story of their change is THE STORY (see The Story Stitch).Continue reading “The Agency Stitch”

The Story Stitch

Nothing unravels writing faster than misunderstanding story itself. Story isn’t just a great idea or interesting plot details. It’s not a beautifully written setting or even a likeable character. While these are all compelling facets of our favorite tales, the true story is the change that happens in the character’s heart during a particular sliceContinue reading “The Story Stitch”


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