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Middles – Part 5: Cramped Middles

Middles – Part 5: Cramped Middles 

You can read the rest of this series here: Part 1: Mushy Middle Syndrome Part 2: Propel Yourself into the Middle Part 3: The Meandering Middle Part 4: The Wispy Middle Have you ever watched one of those videos where a bunch of goofs cram themselves into a phone booth or some other tiny space […]

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Middles – Part 4: Wispy Middles

Middles – Part 4: Wispy Middles 

You can read the rest of this series here: Part 1: Mushy Middle Syndrome Part 2: Propel Yourself into the Middle Part 3: The Meandering Middle A while back, I picked up a free novel on Amazon. It wasn’t my normal genre, but I had an evening to kill and I wanted something light to […]

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Middles – Part 3: The Meandering Middle

Middles – Part 3: The Meandering Middle 

You can read the rest of this series here: Part 1: Mushy Middle Syndrome Part 2: Propel Yourself into the Middle We fantasy enthusiasts are a funny lot. We’ll put up with a lot in our stories. We’re used to prologues, long books, epilogues, strange threads that seem insignificant at the time but end up […]

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Middles – Part 2: Propel Yourself Into the Middle

Middles – Part 2: Propel Yourself Into the Middle 

Two weeks ago, I started talking about mushy middles and why I think writers encounter them. Now that we’ve identified mushy middles as an issue, let’s look at some of the problems around them and how to fix them. Three Basic Types of Mushy Middles The Meandering Middle This is a middle that wanders… In […]

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Middles – Part 1: Mushy Middle Syndrome

Middles – Part 1: Mushy Middle Syndrome 

You can read the rest of the Story Structure series here: Part 1 – Story Structure: Beginnings Part 2 – Revisiting the Three-Act Structure Part 3 – In the Beginning… Writers worry a lot about our beginnings. We agonize over the sentences, paragraphs, pages that set up our stories. We know the beginning is the […]

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