Plot, Story and Theme

A portrait of Anne Gracie
04 October 2019 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Anne Gracie
Early, Emerging
Story ideas can come fairly easily to a writer, but turning those ideas into a workable novel is a whole other process. A story is the idea, the plot is the sequence of events (and characters) you construct to give life to that story. Theme underpins both story and plot and gives meaning to the novel. It's a big part of what makes a novel resonate with a reader long after they have finished reading.

You will learn:

  • The difference between story, plot and theme
  • How story, plot and theme interact — or not
  • Some ways of structuring and strengthening a novel
  • About some different plotting methods (because every writer is different)
  • About the important elements essential in creating a publishable novel

About Anne Gracie

Anne Gracie is an award-winning author of twenty novels. Her Regency-era historical romances have been translated into more than eighteen languages, shortlisted five times for the prestigious RITA award (USA), twice won the Romantic Book of the Year (Australia) and the National Reader's Choice Award (USA), and have been listed in Library Journal and NPR's (USA) best books of the year.


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