Walter Jon Williams​

On the three R's of writing craft: Raising the stakes, Reveals, and Reversals.

Click here for the full interview transcript with Walter Jon Williams. Transcript created by SLF volunteer Terence Kuch.

“Reveals keep the narrative from plodding directly from one point to another, and often sends it off in another direction entirely. This comes from theater in which there’s a curtain, you don’t know what’s behind the curtain. Action goes on, the curtain is pulled back and suddenly you’re in another place that is very different from where you were before.”

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