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Sunday, October 17, 2010

1: David Farland / Wolverton: Core Competencies

David's 8 Core Competencies:
1) Audience Analysis--writing for a broad audience, or writing to a deep audience.
2) Resonance--knowing what people like based upon what they've responded to before.
3) World Creation
4) Creating Fascinating Characters
5) Developing Powerful Conflicts
6) Touching Your Audience's Heart
7) Mastering Fundamentals such as narration, description, and dialog.
8) Putting together a complete story--from the opening, to the inciting incident, through the climax and denouement.

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