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"Pacing the Plot of Your Novel or Short Story" with John Pipkin

Presented by Writers' League of Texas at St. Edwards University, Austin TX

Apr 25 2020
"Pacing the Plot of Your Novel or Short Story" with John Pipkin

Does your story move too fast or too slow–or sometimes both at different times?

Writers often make the mistake of assuming that the only way to improve the pace of a story is to make as much stuff happen as quickly as possible. But a well-paced story is one in which the narrative unfolds at the speed and rhythm that the characters, scenes, and themes require. And pacing is determined not just by what happens but by the mechanics of how the story is being told, sentence by sentence. Sometimes, decisions as simple as word choice can have a profound effect on the pace of a

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  • Apr 25, 2020 at 10:00 am - 01:00 pm (Sat)
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