Writing a noire novel is challenging. You want to convey a dark, mysterious vibe to your reader, introduce broken, but likeable characters and tell a brilliant, twisting story, but you’re not sure how to tie all that together. Believe me when I say it can be easy, easy to convey that foreboding feeling and thrilling story. You need only keep a few things in mind; nine to be specific.
The most popular structure for writing any story is the ‘three-act’ structure. It is an effective structure for plots, giving the reader an opportunity to learn about the characters and their motivations, to see how they develop and how their story ends. That in itself is what the three-act structure is all about.
Here’s how you can use it to your advantage!
When crafting your fantasy novel, you need to take into account many essential aspects. In the beginning, you have some main characters in mind, then you’re trying to capture the world and put it into words. From there, you go into the intricacies of the plot and completely forget about what has come to be the essential characters in many fantasy novels. The characters that help tell the story and create a deeper sense of immersion.
From the most important to the least, let’s go through the essential characters in fantasy!
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