Month: June 2015

Part 14: Rising Actions

Dear Reader, In this chapter, I’m going to talk about the plot diagram again. So far, we’ve covered the exposition box and the conflict box, but now it’s time to move into the rising actions and the climax.* Let’s start with rising actions. Rising actions are the meat and potatoes of the story, so to speak. This is all of…

Part 13: Conflicts

Dear Reader, This Saturday I think we should go a little further on that plot diagram, don’t you think? Well, after the exposition would come the conflict. If you look at the plot diagram below, you will see a circle with the word “Conflict” Next to it is an arrow linking the conflict to the words, “Protagonist vs. Antagonist”. Underneath…