Episode 156: Brilliant Beginnings and Story Structure with Shane Millar

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This week, Angeline is joined by Shane Millar, a Fictionary Certified Story Coach, urban fantasy author, and writer of the Write Better Fiction series of writing craft books.

Shane talks about what makes for a brilliant beginning to a story, and how he put together his 9-beat story structure. He discusses the importance of having the right mindset, and gives his number one productivity tip.

Shane Millar

Shane Millar is a Fictionary Certified Story Coach and the author of the Write Better Fiction craft guides. He is also the author of the Myth & Magic urban fantasy thriller series (writing as S. W. Millar).

Shane holds a BA in journalism and is a member of The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.

He has taken too many writing courses to count and enjoys reading as much as possible. Shane is obsessed with five things: the writing craft, mythology, personal development, food, and martial arts movies.

Find out more about Shane and his books at swmillar.com

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