Aug 21, 2018
Done poorly, midpoints can bog down your story with annoying slowness. That's not the case in today's novel, which showcases one possible solution to avoiding the dreaded soggy middle.
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Aug 7, 2018
Harry Potter is successful (amoung many other reasons) for Rowling's fantastic use of suspense and mystery. Today, I analyse how you can use question arcs to create suspense in your own writing, and how suspense destroys 'soggy middle syndrome.'
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Aug 7, 2018
Joe Abercrombie writes some of the most realistic, fleshed-out, and interesting characters in modern fantasy. Today, I'll analyse what makes his characters so complex.
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Aug 6, 2018
Welcome to the Novel Analyst podcast! I’m Jed Herne and each episode I analyse a story to help you become a better writer. In this teaser, you'll learn about my writing journey and what I want to achieve with this podcast. Enjoy!
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