Atomic Storytelling: Developing Effective Story Beats

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Every story features at least one arc of events. This arc can be broken down into acts, which are comprised of chapters that contain scenes.
Inside every scene should live the most atomic aspect of storytelling's composition: the beat. What is a beat exactly? Why is it an essential element in any story, and how can you craft powerful beats of your own? Let's dive in!
Click here for Savannah Gilbo's articles on genre beats
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