Community Authors – Creative Writing Lessons – Flowing Choreography

 
I’ve stressed the importance of action in our writing, and a lot of times that action is the characters moving around a scene. Generally, there’s a lot of it in a book and often it’s not done very well. Many times, there’s a lack of originality, because we just want to move the story forward. Who cares how she walks across the room? She just does.

I find the level of detailed choreography required in a scene somewhat subjective, depending on the reader and the author’s intent.

Take these sentences for example…

 

Craft of Writing Course Outline
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Intro
The Beginning
Vital Whispers
Story Building
Groundbreaking Stories
Your Sanctuary
Expectations
Foreshadowing
Suspended Disbelief
CWHO
Character
Wanted
However
Ongoing
The Plot Skeleton
Keeping the Reader’s Interest
Suspense
Arcs and the Plot
Supporting Characters
The Three Parts of Writing
Who’s Showing the Story?
Narrative Voice
Hooks
Crafting Sentences and Paragraphs
Descriptions
Dialogue
Show Don’t Tell
Flowing Choreography
Characterizing
Metaphors
Nonfiction
Commas
Making Your Writing Soulful
Driving Your Story Forward
Setting Tempo
The Payoff
Self-Editing Your Work
Final Thoughts
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