Understanding the Normal World of a Story’s First Act – by K.M. Weiland…

on Helping Writers become Authors:

No matter their genre or focus, stories are about something happening—a shift in the status quo. Where the characters begin is not where they end.

This may refer to their literal physical surroundings, or to a more metaphorical state of being—or, very possibly, to both.

Whatever the case, it is important for authors to understand the idea of the four “worlds” represented within a story’s structure.

The Normal World of a story’s First Act is perhaps the most referenced of the four. Fully understanding it (and the other three) can help you visualize a powerful story progression for your characters.

Continue reading HERE

One thought on “Understanding the Normal World of a Story’s First Act – by K.M. Weiland…

DON'T BE SHY - LEAVE A REPLY

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.