ABDCE?

Today’s featured post is a quickie that packs a lot of punch.

(Alice) Adams sometimes followed a pattern she called ABDCE in outlining a short story, which she described to her friend Anne Lamott. “The letters stand for Action, Background, Development, Climax, and Ending. You begin with action that is compelling enough to draw [the reader] in, make us want to know more. Click here to learn more.

Nancy

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