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Three Act Structure Is World’s Dumbest Writing Advice

Don’t care if Aristotle said it, don’t care if your English teacher did too

Hand-made chart of classical three-act structure
World’s dumbest chart for world’s dumbest explanation of how to plot drama / my chart made by me, your humble author, using my photograph of a vegetation tunnel in Madagascar plus some help from one of Canva’s more idiot-proof charting tools

Ever so often, a Twitter or Discord thread gets started on the topic of, “What’s the dumbest writing advice you’ve ever heard?”

Boy, oh boy, does that open the floodgates. As anybody who reads this platform regularly knows…



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