Fiction Writing Made Easy

#93: First Chapter Analysis: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

May 30, 2023 Savannah Gilbo Episode 93
Fiction Writing Made Easy
#93: First Chapter Analysis: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
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Show Notes

In today’s episode, we’re taking a deep dive into the first chapter of Legendborn by Tracey Deonn. Join me and fellow developmental editor, Abigail Perry, as we talk through the first chapter of this popular YA fantasy novel. Here’s a preview of what we talk about:

[03:25] A very quick summary of the first chapter

[05:00] A microanalysis of the two scenes within the first chapter using the "5 Commandments of Storytelling" from The Story Grid

[18:25] Our thoughts on prologues

[20:00] Final thoughts and episode recap

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