How do you write a story that moves your readers? What elements are required to tell a good story?
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Question 1 of 9
I want to write:
Stories about my family (not a memoir)
Question 2 of 9
Have you created a list of major and minor stories that you want to use in your writing project?
I don’t know what you mean. I need help understanding how to do this?
Question 3 of 9
Have you identified a main character for your story?
I don't know what you mean by "main character."
Question 4 of 9
Have you identified supporting characters for your story?
I don't know what you mean by "supporting characters."
Question 5 of 9
Have you identified the antagonist for your story?
I don't know what you mean by "antagonist."
Question 6 of 9
Have you identified the overarching plot for your story?
I don't know what you mean by "overarching plot."
Question 7 of 9
Does your story have a setting which readers can envision the characters in?
I don't know how to develop a setting like this.
Question 8 of 9
Does your story have “action” – a crisis or problem the primary character and/or supporting characters face?
I’m not sure how to create action in my writing.
Question 9 of 9
Does your dialogue move the story along and reveal insights about your characters?
I'm not sure how to use dialogue in this way.