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Structure centers us on the story map

David Gane
David Gane

Sometimes story ideas can be too big and unwieldy. Even worse, we might not even understand how many parts it holds and where they belong. It makes us lost and confused.

This is where structure comes in.

It helps us survey the land of our story, even if we can't see all the pieces and lays them out in a way we can to make sense of it. It breaks it down, so we can tackle each part independently.

Structure is our map to discover and chart our story world and helps center us within it.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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