Identifying Theme—Toy Story

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #012.

While there are countless aspects of writing a story, three stand out above all the others. They are the cornerstones on which fiction stands. 

What are they? Plot, characters, and theme. 

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Identifying Theme—Pride and Prejudice

This article was originally published in The Writer’s Everything, Issue #011.

While there are countless aspects of writing a story, three stand out above all the others. They are the cornerstones on which fiction stands. 

What are they? Plot, characters, and theme. 

Two of these three are present in the waking minds of every author. In fact, an author usually falls devoutly into one side or the other. 

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