Laurie Stewart

Laurie Stewart

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada / I'm an author/filmmaker, and am completing my novel "Nets to Catch the Wind. I'll be posting photos of inspiring actors and locations and asking for advice.
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#amWriting | Getting a solid grasp on the foundations of plot and structure, and learning to work in harmony with principles will take your stories to the next level.

Plot and structure are like gravity. You can work with them or you can fight against them, but either way they’re as real as a the keyboard at your fingertips. Getting a solid grasp on the foundations of plot and structure, and learning to work in harmon

The rules of magic from various fantasy worlds

The Rules of Magic, According to the Greatest Fantasy Sagas of All Time Magic is mysterious and ancient, and its workings are often beyond the understanding of mere mortals. But that doesn't mean that magic doesn't have rules.

Elements of culture

Elements of Culture ~ Relevant to world building in fiction. I certainly wouldn't attempt to determine every one of these elements.BUT this fantastic chart is a great place to get a grasp of your storyline.

World Development: 17 Topics to Brainstorm Perhaps sci fi ideas to use.?

World Development: 17 Topics to Brainstorm. Orson Scott Card's Shadow series has some fantastic futuristic world building based off of current events today. Gives some cool ideas

Backstory - How not to tell too much.  I needed this information so badly

Novice writers who don’t know their characters tend to bog down their novels with backstory. They’ll be writing along, telling a great story, and then suddenly

Foreshadowing rules

Foreshadowing rules

First Floor Plan of Traditional   House   Plan 67457

First Floor Plan of Traditional House Plan LOVE this layout! Has good room for everything, but not too big, like having an office, a hobby room and a library.