Story arcs made simple!

Here at Duck Pond headquarters (aka The Palace) I’ve been thinking about narrative arcs. Story arcs. Those things what you hang a story on… They’re pesky, aren’t they? Exposition Rising action Climax Falling action Resolution They are supposed to look like this:  But more often they look like this: My friend (who writes superb fiction) refers…

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Right story, wrong format. Why it’s important to be true to the story.

Today in my morning pages I had an ah-ha moment. Man, it had been a long time coming. Sometimes I’m astonished by how blinkered I can be. But once I had the realisation, I thought, I have to share this with the duckettes! And while we’re at it, for those of you who haven’t heard me quack about morning…

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