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Narrative Structure: The Hero’s Journey

Whenever I think of The Hero’s Journey, I think Star Wars: A New Hope. It encapsulates The Hero’s Journey quite nicely. This narrative structure can be split into three acts, similar to the Three-Act Structure, but with more subplots than just pinch points. In a way, one could even think of the plot points as […]

Picking a Title for Your Novel

Titling your novel is probably something you’ve either thought a ton about or hardly given a thought to. The truth is, it may be a bigger deal than you think. I mean, come on! That story you’ve spent months on, maybe years, can’t just have any old title! You worked hard to craft this masterpiece […]

Narrative Structure: Freytag’s Pyramid

Welcome to post #3 in my Narrative Structure Series! Today, we’ll be discussing Freytag’s Pyramid, which was devised by 19th-century German playwright Gustav Freytag (which, technically, he based on Aristotle’s idea of narrative structure as a triangle with exposition, climax, and resolution, mapped out in Poetics). As a reminder, narrative structure is a literary element […]

Editing Services Now Available!

I’m excited to announce that I’m now offering freelance editing services, including copy editing, proofreading, and manuscript critiques. I have low rates compared to the average going rates for editing services (mainly because I’m fresh to the business), but I have experience with copywriting and editing in AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style. I […]

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About Skylar

Full-time writer for a marketing agency. Fiction writer. Living with Type I Bipolar with Psychosis. Degree in English and Creative Writing, concentration in Fiction. Living life to the fullest.

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