A Seven Point Story Structure Case Study of "Jane Eyre"

A Seven Point Story Structure Case Study of "Jane Eyre"

In a previous post I wrote about the Seven Point Story Structure and in this post I will show you this structure in a case study of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Case studies, I think, are a great way to learn the structure of stories. So, let’s get down to business.

Warning: There are spoilers below. If you don’t want to know more about this story, you should stop reading this post.

A Seven Point Story Structure Case Study of "Pride and Prejudice"

A Seven Point Story Structure Case Study of "Pride and Prejudice"

In a previous post I wrote about the Seven Point Story Structure and in this post I will show you this structure in a case study of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

Case studies are a great way to learn the structure of stories. So, let’s get down to business.

Warning: There are spoilers below. If you don’t want to know more about this story, you should stop reading this post.

A Seven Point Story Structure Case Study of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"

A Seven Point Story Structure Case Study of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"

In a previous post I wrote about the Seven Point Story Structure and in this post I will show you this structure in a case study of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling. Case studies, I think, are a great way to learn the structure of stories. So, let’s get down to business.

Warning: There are spoilers below. If you don’t want to know more about this story, you should stop reading this post.

The Basics of the Seven Point Story Structure: and How to Use It

The Basics of the Seven Point Story Structure: and How to Use It

The Seven Point Story Structure is named so because it consists of seven important points that build the story from beginning to end. With the help of this structure you will map out the core of your story.

How to Avoid Plot Holes in Your Stories: and Fix the Ones You Have

How to Avoid Plot Holes in Your Stories: and Fix the Ones You Have

There are a lot of components to a story that an author must think about while creating their story. This week we will take a look at plot holes. First I will tell you what a plot hole is and then I will show you examples from real stories (yes, there are famous plot holes out there).

The Basics of the Three Act Structure: Act III (the Ending)

The Basics of the Three Act Structure: Act III (the Ending)

The simplest building blocks of a story are found in the basic Three Act Structure (which can be used for both screenplay and novels). Act 1 is the beginning, Act 2 is the middle, and Act 3 is the ending. The components in the Three Act Structure are basically fundamental stages along the way of a story. To summarize the acts before I develop Act 3 and its components, I’ll say that:

Act 1 consists of the first quarter of the novel (or screenplay)

Act 2 consists of the next two quarters of the novel (or screenplay)

Act 3 consists of the final quarter of the novel (or screenplay)

The Basics of the Three Act Structure: Act II (the Middle)

The Basics of the Three Act Structure: Act II (the Middle)

The simplest building blocks of a story are found in the basic Three Act Structure (which can be used for both screenplay and novels). Act 1 is the beginning, Act 2 is the middle, and Act 3 is the ending. The components in the Three Act Structure are basically fundamental stages along the way of a story. To summarize the acts before I develop Act 2 and its components, I’ll say that:

Act 1 consists of the first quarter of the novel (or screenplay)

Act 2 consists of the next two quarters of the novel (or screenplay)

Act 3 consists of the final quarter of the novel (or screenplay)

The Basics of the Three Act Structure: Act I (the Beginning)

The Basics of the Three Act Structure: Act I (the Beginning)

The simplest building blocks of a story are found in the basic Three Act Structure (which can be used for both screenplay and novels). Act 1 is the beginning, Act 2 is the middle, and Act 3 is the ending. The components in the Three Act Structure are basically fundamental stages along the way of a story. To summarize the acts before I develop Act 1 and its components, I’ll say that:

Act 1 consists of the first quarter of the novel (or screenplay)

Act 2 consists of the next two quarters of the novel (or screenplay)

Act 3 consists of the final quarter of the novel (or screenplay)