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    The Snowflake Method

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by Admin, Aug 31, 2011.

    For those of you suffering from writer's block or simply want to plan for your next project, I recommend the snowflake method. I've been reading an article about this method, and it seems like something that will help keep the inspiration for a novel growing. I hope you find this article useful and put it to use. As for myself, I'm going to try it out to see if it will help me formulate a real plot instead of just random ideas.
     
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    I've used it twice in the past, when I was really stuck, though I find steps 1 and 2 the most helpful. Once I get there, I know where to go next. His method can be a bit stifling to me, though it is really well thought out.
     
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    I am using it and loving it! The perfect thing for oraganising your thoughts and digging deeper into your plot and characters.
     
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    This might work for people who are good at sticking to plans, but I personally like to have breathing space. If I have a concrete plan for a story, it feels harder to write it since I've basically already told the story. I don't see the use in writing it when I already know it. It's the discovery that I crave.

    EDIT: That said, I'll be using this to plot my Pokémon fan-game, I think. This might help a lot.
     
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    Did Orhan Pamuk know about this method when he wrote "Snow" ?
     

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