The Perfect Plot Twist with Anna Denisch

Plot-Structure-GMC The Perfect Plot Twist with Anna Denisch

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  1. Characters
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  3. GMC
  4. Plotting
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Class Length
1 Week
As R.L. Stein once said, “Every story ever told can be broken down into three parts: the beginning, the middle, and the twist.” But crafting a good plot twist is certainly easier said than done. In this workshop, you’ll come to understand the inner workings of a plot twist, what makes them so popular, and how to effectively pull them off in your own writing. Whether you’re crafting a mystery, a thriller, or even a romance, a well-done plot twist can surprise your readers without making them feel cheated or confused.
  • Lesson One: The Structure of a Plot Twist - Learn how a plot twist is structured and why the greatest plot twists both feel like a surprise and something that was coming all along
  • Lesson Two: The Reveal - Learn effective ways to reveal a plot twist that feels natural in the setting and tone of your story.
  • Lesson Three: Plot Runaways - Learn how to edit/rework your story when a plot twist surprises even yourself.
Class Format
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Start date
Jan 22, 2024 at 9:00 AM
End date
Jan 29, 2024 at 12:50 AM
Registration end date
Jan 25, 2024 at 12:50 AM
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Latest reviews

I enjoyed the class with Anna and found her material very informative. From her lessons, it became clear that a plot twist needs to have a build up of tiny threads wound into the story, rather than just slide in from left field like a lightning bolt. Anna's lessons were clear and easy to understand, and gave me a lot to constructively consider. She was also kind enough to respond to my rambling story description in a positive and interested manner, for which I'm grateful. Thank you Anna for a most enjoyable week.