JS Blume Publishing, LLC A Division of JS Blume Enterprises
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Our mission is to provide part-time writers with resources and opportunities that will help them master their craft and become published.


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   How to Write Dazzling DialogueJames Scott Bell
   Rivet Your Readers with Deep Point of View by Jill Elizabeth Nelson
   Self-Editing for Fiction Writersby Renni Browne and Dave King
   Supporting Character Secretsby William C. Martell
   The Writer's Compassby Nancy Ellen Dodd
   Wonderbookby Jeff Vandermeer

Plot Plans
   Plot Plan 1 (RTF)The Three-Act Format
   Plot Plan 2 (RTF)Extension of the Three-Act Format
   Plot Plan 3 (RTF)Eight Point Chronological Arc
   Plot Plan 4 (RTF)Eight High Concept Plot Points
   Plot Plan 5 (RTF)Plotting from the Middle
   Plot Plan 6 (RTF)Monomyth (The Hero’s Journey)

   How Many SyllablesOur Mission: To educate in a fun and engaging way.
Belief: The path to education starts with the first syllable.

Workshop Handouts
   4 Easy Steps To An Irresistible Book Blurbby Beth Bacon
   Backstory (PDF)Definition, example, and a worksheet for writing backstory.
   Character Relationships (PDF)A character driven story is driven by the protagonists main emotional confict and how the supporting characters react. Is your supporting character a mirror character, a revealing character, or a contrast character?
   Character Sketches (PDF)Outline for describing a character
   Dialog (PDF)Suggestions and resources for writing dialog
   Figures of Speech (PDF)
   Making a Scene (PDF)How to write a scene in a fiction.
   The Learning Zone Model (RTF)https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/learning-zone-model.htm
   The Stories We Tell Ourselves (RTF)Based on a workshop by Gregg Levoy (http://gregglevoy.com)
   Who's Telling the Story (PDF)Persona Narrator and Point of View
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