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How to write fiction




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Fiction advice - be yourself

Fiction advice - be yourself

Text export from Story Turbo example file layout.
Note: there is no layout or styling in the following web page text export.


How to use Story Turbo and Story Lite for creating and editing fiction, narrative, plots and stories

FREE FORMAT SO DO WHATEVER YOU WANT

One box per chapter, character, plot events, and one big box for the main story text.

Can split up text into other boxes for:

Editing

Rearrangement of story sections


HOW TO USE

Boxes

This is main box for editing chapters.

One box per chapter, or one big box like this one [in Story layout].

People often use a large and long central box for the main text, abd arrange their color coded notes and ideas around.

You can just carry on down here as long as you like, as it has scroll bars if you fill the visible box area.


Graphic Novels and Comics

Make a layout with images and text.
Export as an image. Show on Story Turbo website using a large image viewer.
You can also export the story as a web page or RTF word processor file.


Have a box for:

Protagonist

Antagonist

Sidekick

Characters

Plotlines

Timelines

Places

Moods

Highlights

Climaxes


Story Structure Boxes

Depends on type of story

Simplest is

Problem / Challenge

Struggle

Climax / Success

Might be biography style

Modern / post modern

Comedy – farce with doors opening etc

Detective etc


Working

Show making boxes

Moving boxes

In layout view
Out of layout view

Layout design – arrangement

When stuck for ideas, or thinking, can move boxes around


Images

Add stimulating or relevant images wherever you want.

See our sections on graphic novel, comics and illustrated fiction.


Box Layout

Drag boxes away, out of view.

Drag back in to see or have handy.

At end, or whenever, Publish (export) all boxes to a word processor. Or Publish (export) as an image or web page.

Can easily share file with someone else.


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