Creative Writing Corner Episode 2 – Lesson 2: A Powerful Premise

Before you listen here, check thyself before thou wreck thyself: Did you listen to lesson 1? Did you do the homework assignment???

If not, fear not, fellow scribe! Yours truly is here with lessons distilled from Matt Bird, Donald Maass, Charles Johnson, and Joyce Carol Oates on how to construct a powerful premise for a dynamite story.

What are the most crucial questions to ask at the beginning of the writing process? Find out here!

Then do your homework, and answer them. 😉

Resources in this episode

Matt Bird, The Secrets of Story

Donald Maass, Writing the Breakout Novel

Charles Johnson, The Way of the Writer

Joyce Carol Oates, The Faith of a Writer