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Writing the Subplot–Seattle RWA Conference

on October 13, 2021

This weekend I am presenting a workshop, “Subplots: Building the Secondary Layer.” at the Seattle RWA Conference. This is a virtual conference and the following are the handouts, slides and links for anyone who would like them. The session was pre-recorded and there is a live Q and A for those who are attending the virtual conference.

Here is the subplot workshop handout:

And here are the workshop slides

The following are the links referenced in the handout:

Save the Cat Beat Sheet Explained:

https://timstout.wordpress.com/story-structure/blake snyders-beat-sheet/ 

Save the Cat Beat Sheet (You will need to send in your email address to get one) https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/save-the-cat-beat-sheet/ 

Save the Cat Beat Writes a Novel Beat Sheet: (Subscribe to her newsletter to get a free one) https://www.jessicabrody.com/2020/11/how-to-write-your-novel-using-the-save-the-cat beatsheet/ 

Romancing Mr. Brigerton Beat Sheet

Robin L. Perini (Seattle RWA 2014) 

https://www.robinperini.com/emerald-city-writers-conference-what-a-great-time/ (Layering  Handout/Page 4 and 5)  

Janice Hardy Blog Posts  

Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave: Crafting Subplots 

Juggling Subplots


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