The Murky Middle: How to Plot Your Way Out of Any Story
You're writing merrily along and then all of a sudden... You find yourself in the Swamps of Sadness, halfway to Mordor, or marooned on an alien planet with a broken dial-home device, and you don't know which way to go. You're in the murky middle of your novel. In this OnDemand Webinar, author Sarah Beth Durst discusses tips, tricks, and techniques for finding your way out of the morass of the middle and making your plot compelling from start to finish.
Sarah Beth Durst is the award-winning author of over twenty fantasy books for kids, teens, and adults, including SPARK, DRINK SLAY LOVE, and THE QUEENS OF RENTHIA series. She won an American Library Association Alex Award and a Mythopoeic Fantasy Award and has been a finalist for SFWA's Andre Norton Nebula Award three times. She is a graduate of Princeton University and lives in Stony Brook, New York, with her husband, her children, and her ill-mannered cat. For more information, visit her at sarahbethdurst.com.
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