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Theme-Plot Integration - 12/11/2012

Part 1: Never Let A Good Emergency Go To Waste - So we continue to practice walking and chewing gum at the same time.  All of these posts focus on the nitty gritty of the craft of writing, with special emphasis on the specific challenges facing a writer who is combining Science Fiction or Paranormal with Romance of any type.  I specialize in the relationship driven plot, (not always sexual or even romantic, as there was no romance between Ahab and the Whale!), but my own favorite type of story is Romance!  Romance plots don't necessarily exclude war.  Do remember Helen of Troy!  And thinking of Helen of Troy, do remember that the entire situation of Helen of Troy was a blend of politics and religion, just as I have been discussing in the (so-far) 9 part series titled Worldbuilding With Fire And Ice. So traditionally, from its very inception, the Romance genre has always included not only combat in all forms, but also the paranormal.  It's not like we're i...

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Replied - 12/18/2012

Part 2: Fallacy As Theme - Last week we listed a number of prior posts that form the foundation of this advanced writing exercise of integrating two huge skill-sets, THEME and PLOT. I pointed out the origin of PR (publicity, public relations, shaping "public" opinion) and how that science has been so effective in molding our current culture.  In November 2012, I saw the following tweet on twitter: "Common perspective in India: when something comes from the Internet, it's free of cost" ebkstats @DigiBookWorld Please also note this Guest Post on this blog: That "common perspective" concept is what I'm talking about here.  "if it's from the internet, it's free." is a fallacy for us and common sense for them.  Remember our whole, long, discussion of "fallacy?"  http://aliendjinnro...

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