Larry Brooks' Six Core Competencies Unveiled

Writing-the Craft by Cindy

Thirty pages into the book, Larry finally reveals the secret to Sucessful Storytelling:

  1. Character-Your hero
  2. Theme-Your story's connection to real life
  3. Concept-The what if question
  4. Structure- Where to put what and when
  5. Writing Voice-What delivers the story to the reader
  6. Scene Execution-Ordering of the series of scenes in a book correctly
Don't worry kids. I don't know what it all means yet, either. Come back next week to discover all about Character according to Larry. Cheers