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Story Works Round Table | Conversations About Craft | Before You Can Be a Successful Author, You Have to Write a Great Story


Jun 8, 2017

This week, Alida, Kathryn, and Robert discuss the soggy middle problem and what to do about it. Many writers struggle with the middle of their plots as the action slows down and the protagonist has to get from A to B, or the reader has to be fed information critical to later plot points. This slog through the mid-point should never make it to readers' hands. 

How to recognize the problem and what to do about it. At the end, Robert coins a new term: middle shaming.