Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 8: The First Plot Point

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 8: The First Plot Point If the First Act is setup, then the First Plot Point is the point of no return in character arcs. The setup ends, and the story begins “for realz.” At this point the character commits—usually because he has no choice—to a decision that will propel … More Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 8: The First Plot Point

The Convincing Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Part 2

The Convincing Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Part 2 By Rick Renner And when he [the Holy Spirit] is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment….Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. — John 16:8,11 Today I want to continue talking about the supernatural convincing … More The Convincing Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Part 2

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 7: The First Act

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 7: The First Act The First Act is one of my favorite parts of any story. Why? On the surface, the First Act seems to be the slowest part of the story—and it often is. It’s just setup, after all, right? True enough, except for that one little word just. … More Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 7: The First Act

7 Simple Steps To A Powerful Author Facebook Page

7 Simple Steps To A Powerful Author Facebook Page Image: Matthew Loffhagen Facebook is the best advertising around, allowing peers to share and recommend your writing with minimum input from you. These days not having a Facebook page is like denying fans who want to sing your praises the convenience of an online clubhouse. Facebook … More 7 Simple Steps To A Powerful Author Facebook Page

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 6: The Normal World

Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 6: The Normal World By K.M.Weiland Who wants to read about a boring old NormalWorld? The Lost World? Sure! The Exciting, Unusual, Exotic, and Absolutely Thrilling World? You betcha. But the Normal World? Isn’t that a pretty lame way to begin a story? Nope. Not if you want your character’s change … More Creating Stunning Character Arcs, Pt. 6: The Normal World