Plots +Scenes = Emotional Arc
Every story needs an emotional arc!
Updated on Oct, 2023
Language - English
Duration -29 mins
All stories need an emotional arc, but such an arc is difficult to develop. Until now. This class will show you how to create an emotional arc for your story.
* What if you could use a plot cloud to develop your plot?
* What if you could write scenes that keep the readers involved?
* What if you could link the plot and scenes to form better reader hooks?
Hank Quense is the author of a number of highly regarded novels and often writes and lectures on fiction writing techniques. His non-fiction book Creating Stories has been praised by novices and published authors alike.
In this lecture series you’ll learn about
* Why developing a plot is so difficult
* How the concept of a plot cloud can help with the plot development
* Why scenes need an emotional change
* How to link the scenes and plot events to produce the story’s emotional arc.
An emotional arc is the result of using plot events to trigger emotional releases in the characters. By linking these releases, the author produces a roller coaster of emotional ups and downs that keeps the readers turning the pages.
Get a seat in this class now. Your story needs an emotional arc and this class will show you how to create it
Enroll today by clicking on the “Buy Now” button on the top of the page.
What will you learn in this course:
Why developing a plot is so difficult
How the concept of a plot cloud can help with the plot development
Why scenes need an emotional change
How to link the scenes and plot events to produce the story’s emotional arc.
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- The student should have some experience with creating fictional stories.
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Getting Started 00:39 00:39
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Award-winning author Hank Quense lives in Bergenfield, NJ with his wife Pat. They have two daughters and five grandchildren. He writes humorous fantasy and scifi stories. On occasion, he also writes an article on fiction writing or book marketing but says that writing nonfiction is like work while writing fiction is fun. He refuses to write serious genre fiction saying there is enough of that on the front page of any daily newspaper and on the evening TV news.
Presently, Hank has 23 published books, both fiction and nonfiction. He’s had over 50 short stories published and dozens of articles
He and his wife, Pat, usually vacation in another galaxy or parallel universe. They also time travel occasionally when Hank is searching for new story ideas.
Besides writing novels, Hank lectures on fiction writing, publishing and book marketing. Since his lectures are geographically restricted to Northern New Jersey, Hank converted his lectures to online video courses that can be watched from anywhere.
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