When I started writing fiction I had no idea what I was doing. The stories I produced were what I like to call amoebas. They were amorphous blobs with no structure and very little plot. My stories were basically daydreams that I transcribed onto paper.
I soon realized that my writing sucked. What I couldn’t tell you, at the time, was why it sucked. I didn’t know what I was doing wrong, and man was that frustrating!
In truth, there was a LOT I was doing wrong, but learning the three-act structure was my first step towards recognizing my shortcomings as a writer.
Read the rest of this post HERE.