I proofread and edited to page 331 of a 530 page manuscript today.
According to Larry Brooks’ book Story Engineering, there needs to be a twist/context shift at the midpoint of a good story. My story is much more than a revenge story, but that is a major motivation of my main character – similar to Maximus in Gladiator.
Today I finished the section with the major twist. My hero’s goal has not changed but if he can’t modify his approach he will lose everything.… Read more