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Fully Booked

The Hidden Gems Author Podcast

Episode 108 – The Writer’s Roadmap: Using the 3-Act Structure to Drive Your Stories Forward

Hosted by: Craig Tuch and Roland Hulme with special guest Mel Mattison

In this week’s episode of Fully Booked, hosts Craig and Roland delve into the world of story structure with Mel Mattison, author of gripping financial thrillers that he builds using one of the most resilient story frameworks of modern literature – the three-act structure.

Mel leads the discussion through the intricate art of crafting compelling narratives using this structure, dissecting the nuances of plot development, character arcs, and pacing within the context of self-publishing. From laying the groundwork in the setup phase to delivering satisfying resolutions in the final act, this episode offers a comprehensive roadmap for writers seeking to harness the power of the three-act structure in their creative endeavors. 

Mel Mattison

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