Primal Story diagrams

Stories have this pattern.

Diagrams for the Primal Story

Stories have this timeline. Writers may tell the story out of time order.

AW Freytag diagram CROPPED RESIZED w=400Novels may have this structure. Or they may be more complex. For instance, they could be made up as several shorter stories. A teen growing up, or someone learning a job, might have to deal with ever larger and more difficult problems.

AW Freytag diagram pt 3 CROPPED RESIZED