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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:43 PM
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Any good sources for 5 act stories or more?
I have the hero's journey, 3 act story down pat, but could use more structure ideas.
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 09:53 AM
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1. I have one that's 4 acts but not 5.
Got it from a workshop last summer. I'll send it to you if you're interested.
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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 06:57 PM
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2. Absolutely. Would love to see it.
I'm learning that in a Memoir, there are no hardfast rules. I thought it was pretty neat when they explained that Eat, Pray, Love was actually three sets of three acts based on the hero's journey. Once someone reveals the formula, I know my story well enough to find the right scenes to plug them in place.

But my story needs at least five to seven acts, unless I do the same thing the author did with Eat, Pray, Love.
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 09:04 PM
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3. The Four Act I have works with the "hero's journey" turning points
I'll send it to you by e-mail, if that works.

;-)
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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 09:20 PM
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4. Gotcha!
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