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Conveying a Character’s Journey on the First Page of a Novel

I Had to share this great advice from Bill Johnson;

“Lolly Winston’s novel Good Grief has a structure that clearly conveys the stages of grief that a young woman goes through when her husband dies and leaves her a widow. This external framework communicates that the novel has a clearly defined beginning, middle, and end. From its opening lines, the story has a destination.

Each stage of the main character’s journey is divided into sections. The chapters in Part One are about denial, oreoes, anger, depression, escrow, and ashes.” To read the full article

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