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Why Does Act 1 of Wonder Woman Work

Why does the new movie Wonder Woman work? Is it Gal Gadot? Is it the special effects? Maybe, just maybe it’s because the story is so solid. Join Clark Chamberlain as he explores act 1 of the new Wonder Woman film.

How to Edit a 1st Act With Thor Ragnarok

Why does the first act of Thor Ragnarok work? What lessons can you learn to edit your own work?
How to use elements in your story world to make fans love you, and what you need to do to take it all away from your powerful protagonist.

How to Choose the Right Point of View for Your Story

POV is the ultimate storyteller, and an expert storyteller will choose which parts to emphasis or even leave out depending on both the audience and the story being told.

4 Tips to Editing Nonfiction

Have you finished your nonfiction manuscript? Ready to polish it up before you publish? Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley have 4 tips that will set you on the right path, get your nonfiction book ready, and keep you out of legal trouble.

Editing Your Subplot or B Story

As we continue our exploration of plot we examine the Subplot also called the B Story. We look at the importance of subplot and give examples from books that aren't Harry Potter! We also share an easy method to check if your subplot actually matters and how to fix it...

Plot vs. Story Structure

This week on The Book Editor Show Peter Turley and Clark Chamberlain explore plot and story structure and explain why it’s crucial writers understand the difference.

Plot versus Story Structure

We tried once before and the twisted knot of plot versus story structure was too much to be undone. Today we do it right! If you want to writer faster, gain readers, and crush doubt check out Ironclad Outline, the original and still the best outline process. Today you...

Of Struggle the Return and Onward

Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley are back discussing what it's like to live in a car for a year, returning to school, and where the show will be going next.Are you interested in being a regular contributor to the Book Editor Show?Listen to the showTranscriptClark:...

Of Struggle the Return and Onward

Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley are back discussing what it's like to live in a car for a year, returning to school, and where the show will be going next. https://thebookeditorshow.com/

Editing Your Life Story and Negative Self Talk

What could you do if you eliminated your negative self talk? How much more could you write and publish if you weren't being held back by limiting beliefs? Editing story isn't limited to the words on a page, you have the power to edit your life story. When you edit...

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