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message 2: by Elamirdra (last edited May 13, 2018 08:43PM) (new)
SCENE SUMMARY :
Goal From Characters Last Section
Failure (unless opposition)
Character Emotional Hues:
Motivation – I AM:
Conflict – I NEED:
Goal – I DESIRE:
Why is POV here:
How does POV character feel about being here?
One internal thought could s/he have that reveals this feeling?
What physical response does s/he have that reveals this feeling/attitude?
Items that can be used as metaphor/simile to convey mood, atmosphere, and POV mood/feelings/thoughts.
Does POV interact with item, how:
1) SHOW the Conflict
2) TELL WHAT is in Conflict
3) Tell WHY it is in Conflict
4) Resolve the Conflict
Phrase the new section goal like this:
S/he will :
in order to:
2 adjectives per sensation:
'The Marshall Plan for Novel Writing by Evan Marshall.'
I really liked the way he suggested using the sheets to keep track of Action/Re-Action scenes, and keep track of plot and subplots.
That is what the TO: and FROM: labels are used for.
The sheet I created was inspired by his 'Section Sheets' and is a compilation of ideas I gathered from a variety of sources over the years.
There is pretty much a place to record all the relevant details of a Section or Scene.
*Laughs* It may be for most a bit of overkill... but I thought I would share it and each person can tweak it to suit their style and needs.
I am going just copy and paste the document in a comment, and you should be able to copy it using the right click mouse menu.
If that does not work, please contact me and I will try to figure out another way to share it.