[…] Jane Friedman writes in her excellent blog post about writing-the-synopsis: “The synopsis ensures character actions and motivations are realistic and make sense. A synopsis will reveal any big problems in your story—., the whole thing was a dream, ridiculous acts of god, a genre romance ending in divorce. A synopsis will reveal plot flaws, serious gaps in character motivation, or a lack of structure. A synopsis also can reveal how fresh your story is; if there’s nothing surprising or unique, your manuscript may not get read.” She lists these basic principles: […]
I had a pretty strong idea of the traits of the various aliens. I knew the Cara’ot were master traders, and genetic engineers. I knew the Isanjo were functionally high steel workers, the Flutes are highly skilled in mathematics. Truthfully I cheated a bit though I’m going to have to address this in book four since I have an alien view point character. Because the aliens are a conquered people their own religions, cultural norms, etc. have been suppressed by their human rulers. Most of them claim to worship human gods, particularly the Christian god, they don’t have to accept the limits female participation in business because they are considered less than, but in most ways they try to ape their conquerors. It’s just safer that way.
12 Shares Share On Facebook Tweet Share Email Share Share Pin It Share Comment The CW releases the synopsis for the Riverdale season 1 finale episode. Since debuting in January, the series has done well to keep its central mystery intact. Now 10 episodes into its freshman season, we’re no closer to unmasking Jason Blossom’s killer than we were in the premiere, and there’s an array of suspects — and unanswered questions — still hanging in the balance. What are the Blossoms hiding? Was Jughead’s dad involved with Jason’s murder? Or was Veronica’s? Will Hiram Lodge get out of jail? And who will be the second Riverdale character to die ?