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Freytag's Pyramid: The Five-Act Structure Explained

October 23, 2020 - Perfecting your Craft -

Freytag's Pyramid | Featured image

Freytag’s pyramid is a term that any writer obsessed with story structure will inevitably encounter. Conjuring up notions of dark, ancient tombs, this intimidating-sounding theory is actually very easy to understand. The pyramid, also known as ‘Freytag’s triangle’ or ‘five act structure’, is a straightforward way of organizing narrative. Read on to discover the five ... read more »

20 Amazing Children's Book Illustrators (and How to Hire Them)

October 15, 2020 - Book Design -

20 amazing children's book illustrators

We all had our favorite children’s book illustrators growing up. From Quentin Blake of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fame to Julia Donaldson of The Gruffalo, the best illustrators not only helped us visualize stories, but also made us fall in love with the sheer possibility of imagination. If you’re writing a children’s book, you, ... read more »

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