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Worried About Writing to a Cliche? 4 Ways to Prevent Your Story Structure From Being Formulaic



I'm all about story structure, plot points, outlining, and the like. I just love to geek out about story. But do you ever worry that using these techniques might cause your story to be (gasp!) formulaic?


Well, if I told you...you're right! *cue ominous background music*


The truth is, every story has the POTENTIAL to be formulaic in the worst way. It's simply something you have to actively guard against. And that's what I'm talking about in today's episode. I give you 4 ways to prevent your story structure from being formulaic. They include:

1. Understanding all parts of Story Structure

2. Know the difference between genre conventions and genre cliches

3. Embrace the emotional expectations of your readers

4. Use Creative Discover to explore YOUR hyper-unique story.


Give this episode a listen, and tell me in the comments how you keep your story from being formulaic.


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