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Greg Smith X Agile Writers

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Write Your First-Draft Novel in 6 Months

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You want to write an opening paragraph that will grab the reader's attention. In this segment we go into the details about what makes that first 3 sentences pop out. Then we'll talk about the first three paragraphs and the first three... more

Now that you know how to create a storyboard, here are the steps to writing your novel in a 6-month period.

We covered the need for plotting and pacing and some of the simplifying assumptions of the Agile Writer Method. Now, we're going to cover the 8 stages in detail.

In this segment we talk about the influences on the Agile Writer Method including Syd Field and Michael Hauge. We also talk about how the Hero's Journey maps to the 8 Stages of Story.

Each week we discuss novel writing using the Agile Writer Method (based on my book of the same name). This week we'll be talking about the Hero's Journey as laid out by Joseph Campbell in his seminal work The Hero With a Thousand... more

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