Do you cringe at hearing the word “structure,” when it comes to storytelling? Are you afraid that by applying “structure” to your writing, you’ll be stripped of the freedom and creativity to write whatever you want, resulting in formulaic stories? Here’s the secret no one tells you as a novice novelist: story structure gives you enormous freedom and increased creativity. To master the craft of writing, you must master story structure. All good stories, from movies to books, have sound story structure, which in turn delivers a unique and satisfying experience to the reader/viewer. Using examples from books and movies, suspense author Bianca Sloane will break down seven must-have essentials that every story needs to capture the attention of readers.