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GMC/MRU: The Muscles and Molecules of Storytelling by Jill Elizabeth Nelson

GMC is an important part of any story. Which is why over February we are highlighting some of our older articles on GMC. This article was first published on the 28th of August 2014. Enjoy ~ Angel The familiar phrase “put some muscle into it” applies to storytelling as much as to manual labor. The goals, motivations, …
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Which Journey Fits Your Genre? by Mary O’Gara, Ph.D.

The hero’s journey is high testosterone.   We start in the ordinary world, but the inciting incident or first turning point is a blast of disaster that rocks the hero’s world and thrusts him into an adventure he may or may not have wanted.   Tom Clancy and Mary Stewart wrote about characters who didn’t …
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Using The Ordinary To Link Internal And External Conflict by Kat Duncan

GMC is an important part of your story, especially internal and external conflict. Which is why over February we are highlighting some of our older articles on GMC. This article was first published on the 21st of May 2014. Enjoy ~ Angel Right from the opening lines, and even perhaps from your book’s title you will want to …