12 Oct

WCAD Walkthrough: Chapters 3 & 4

Now that we’re out of the Introducing You to the Whole World woods, chapters will get shorter, less scaffolding, more forward momentum of plot, which means I’ll have less to say about many of them, since the point of the walkthrough isn’t to recap the plot. Ergo, posts of less-epic length covering multiple chapters await ye.

If you don’t yet have the book, you may follow along with another excerpt.

Subjects touched upon herein: character arcs, vicious circles, symbolism, foreshadowing, and stage-2 gardening.


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28 Sep

WCAD Walkthrough: Chapter 1

Beginnings are loaded with decisions that affect everything that comes after, so Chapter 1 will probably get more attention than any other single chapter. Subjects touched upon herein: point of view, relevance, name dropping, F-bomb dropping, setting, and foreshadowing.

If you don’t yet have the book, you can follow along with the excerpt here.

Although I don’t think much can be said about any book’s first chapter that will “spoil” the rest of the book, I’m going to make a habit of leaving a big, obvious warning sign to protect anyone who’d rather go into the book cold from inadvertent exposure.


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