Example (Feeling what the protagonist feels) Story Writing


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Example (Feeling what the protagonist feels)

Okay, now let's try it together. We'll start with a rough draft of a scene about a hockey game. (male speaker: It was the seventh game of the championship and the Stanley Cup was on the line--the biggest prize in hockey. Fans were crammed into the arena, hooting and hollering. Goalie Joe Williams looked at Larry Barnes, his childhood rival, who was playing for the opposing team. Boy, they sure had come a log way. Larry had the puck and was about to try to score, so Joe crouched in front of the goal--his few feet of ice--and waited to do his job.) That wasn't a very exciting scene, which is odd.

After all, it's the seventh game of the Stanley Cup. The reason it falls flat is because we have no one to root for. Sure we figured Joe probably wants to win the game, but it doesn't seem to matter to him. In fact, nothing seems to mean much to him, not the screaming fans, not that his team made it to the finals, not the fact that his life-long rival is about to slam the puck into the go...

Example (Feeling what the protagonist feels)
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Example (Feeling what the protagonist feels) provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Lisa Cron as part of the Writing Fundamentals: The Craft of Story

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