PLOT & STRUCTURE – by James Scott Bell – Introduction Chapter Notes – WHAT IT TAKES TO LEARN PLOT

‘What it Takes to Learn Plot’ The Monarch Writers is doing in person meets again, so we will have a ‘theme’ for the month, meaning some kind of discussion beyond working on our projects, and this month we are going … Continue reading PLOT & STRUCTURE – by James Scott Bell – Introduction Chapter Notes – WHAT IT TAKES TO LEARN PLOT

June Writing Focus For Monarch Writers: Plot & Structure – Going Through Book by James Scott Bell of that Name

Reading books about writing is like using recipes to cook for oneself. Of course, you can usually cook something without resorting to checking out a recipe, and following its particular ingredient list, and the baking instructions it says are important … Continue reading June Writing Focus For Monarch Writers: Plot & Structure – Going Through Book by James Scott Bell of that Name

OCTOBER 2020 – Prepping for National Novel Writing Month / Focus on Character Development

This month the Monarch Writers are excited about the yearly November tradition of National Novel Writing Month, which several of us are participating in this year. You can get a jump on your preparation by following some of the great videos on the NaNo Youtube account and set reminders for those to watch them live. Take a closer look at the Prep-101 section of their homepage. And focus with us on our lead this month which is characterization. There are literally thousands of CHARACTER SHEETS available online for figuring out your characters deeper story that sets them up with the … Continue reading OCTOBER 2020 – Prepping for National Novel Writing Month / Focus on Character Development