September 8, 2016

1, 2, 3, Story

This is a follow up from the level 1 overarching story where I put forth the idea that a series needs its own story. The Characters are meant to grow and develop as the series grows and the challenges that the hero or heroine is also meant to get stronger. Here I will be looking at how to create the story for just one book. My series that I am currently writing is the Rosethorn Chronicles. It follows a family that tracks down a suit of armour that is truly beyond reckoning. With each successive book the family must race another family to find the same equipment. Without giving too much away, the first piece- the sword- turns up in ‘The Bloodwood Curse’. A story needs several things, I know this sounds pretty basic; a beginning, a middle and an end. In each […]