Today, let’s start with a look at how the endings of Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games wrap up their current story while introducing their next adventure.… [Read More]
When that Superman “S” comes out, the reader knows that it’s time for adventure. The same goes for costume changes in Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Twilight!… [Read More]
Does all of your dialogue sound the same, no matter who’s talking? Have you had feedback saying that your dialogue is awkward or unrealistic?
Nearly any book about writing fiction will have a section on dialogue.… [Read More]
This is Better Novel Project’s first GIVEAWAY– I’ve got two gorgeous notebooks from Write Notepads & Co. to give out, plus a few other updates.
Read on to see what I’m researching, planning, reading, learning, and sharing!
1. What I’m Researching
Now that we’ve introduced the sidekick, it’s time to put him to work!
Last week we looked out how Ron Weasley from Harry Potter and Rue from The Hunger Games build trust with the hero.
Today, we’ll see how each sidekick helps the hero along the journey and eventually makes the ultimate sacrifice (of sorts).… [Read More]
A sidekick is the Boo-Boo to your Yogi, the Pokey to your Gumby, and the Samwise to your Frodo. Seriously, what would Frozen be without Olaf the Snowman?
Let’s break down the similarities between Harry Potter’s sidekick, Ron Weasley, and Katniss Everdeen’s sidekick, Rue.
Specifically, we’ll cover the introduction of the sidekick and evolution of trust in Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. … [Read More]