There’s a lot more to a novel than a beginning, middle and end. Each of those structural elements needs to achieve something very specific, and they’ve go to work together, each part building on the next.
This story structure diagram is an overview of that process and how everything fits together.
If you find this diagram helpful, please let me know by leaving a comment, tweeting about it, or directing people here. If you think its missing something I’m keen to hear that too.
Please feel free to print it out for your personal use, link to it, and generally let people know about it, but please don’t post it on other sites. Thanks!
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