In today’s episode, we’re taking a deep dive into the first chapter of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. Join me and fellow developmental editor, Abigail Perry, as we talk through the first chapter of this popular fantasy novel. Here’s a preview of what we talk about:
[03:45] A very quick summary of the first chapter
[16:45] A macro analysis of the first chapter using 7 key questions from Paula Munier's book The Writer’s Guide to Beginnings
[26:55] A micro analysis of the scene within the chapter using the "5 Commandments of Storytelling" from The Story Grid
[38:05] Final thoughts and episode recap
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