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Simba Presents: Organize Your Narrative Story

by RainbowAlikitty

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Organize Your Narrative Story
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IZ A BOOK!
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Start Organizing Your Narrative
A Quick Story
Begging
Middle
End
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Narratives That Are Out of This World!
Remember the last time you read a story that was so amazing that you could not put it down, or saw a movie that you wished would go on forever?
Awesome narratives are presented in different media, but they all have one thing in common...effective organization. An effective, engaging narrative begins with a plan. The plan helps the author grab your attention from the very beginning and keep your attention until the very end.
If you're creating a video or film, you want the audience to be glued "to the edge of their seats."
If you're writing text, you hope to create a "page turner."
Either way, you want your audience to be engaged throughout the story.
Ready to plan? Here we go!
Narratives That Are Out of This World!
Remember the last time you read a story that was so amazing that you could not put it down, or saw a movie that you wished would go on forever?
Awesome narratives are presented in different media, but they all have one thing in common...effective organization. An effective, engaging narrative begins with a plan. The plan helps the author grab your attention from the very beginning and keep your attention until the very end.
If you're creating a video or film, you want the audience to be glued "to the edge of their seats."
If you're writing text, you hope to create a "page turner."
Either way, you want your audience to be engaged throughout the story.
Ready to plan? Here we go!
A Quick Story
The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
A certain Wolf could not get enough to eat because of the watchfulness of the Shepherds. But one night he found a sheep skin that had been cast aside and forgotten. The next day, dressed in the skin, the Wolf strolled into the pasture with the Sheep. Soon a little Lamb was following him about and was quickly led away to slaughter.
That evening the Wolf entered the fold with the flock. But it happened that the Shepherd took a fancy for mutton broth that very evening, and, picking up a knife, went to the fold. There the first he laid hands on and killed was the Wolf.
The evil doer often comes to harm through his own deceit.
Organize Your Narrative
Brainstorm
As an author, you brainstorm ideas for your story. Let’s see—Characters—who are they? What is their setting? Hmmm. Every protagonist has a conflict—what conflict will my protagonist have? How does my protagonist resolve the conflict in the climax? What do I want my reader to learn about life?
Think about your own life, or the lives of people you know. Think about events in the news. The possibilities for a cool narrative are endless.

Order
Beginning: The Exposition (Characters and Setting)
Once you have imagined the characters, setting, conflict, and resolution, you begin to weave them together. You plan a specific order by organizing the three sections of a narrative story: the beginning, the middle, and the end. Once you have an idea about how your story will develop, you begin to focus more closely on the details.

Middle: The Rising Action and Climax
Describe the CONFLICT OR PROBLEM. Explain who or what is causing the problem. What events does the protagonist face? Think about the choice the protagonist will have to make to solve the problem in the climax.

End: The Falling Action and Resolution
Write the events that occur right after the climax (falling action). Write your ideas for the resolution, or how your story will end. Explain what the protagonist learns from the events in the story. Also, explain what the reader learns from the events in the story. This reveals the theme.
The Beginning of your Story
The Ending of your Story
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