Worksheet # 11 – WHY
Why addresses the reasons characters act as they do, the author’s reasons for writing this story, and why changes happens as a result of the action.
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- Why are you writing this story?
- Why is this protagonist right for this story?
- Why is the protagonist compelled to answer the story question?
- Why does the protagonist embark on the emotional journey?
- Why does the protagonist feel a hole, an ache, a need to change his/her situation?
- Why is he/she changed (or not) by the end of the story?
- Why are secrets held between/from characters?
- Why did the crime happen?
- Why was the crime committed by this particular person?
- Why did the particular victims die and particular survivors survive?
- Why will a reader find uniqueness in this story?
- Why will a reader turn the page at the end of each chapter?
- Why is this story compelling beyond answering the story question?
- Why is it entertaining?
- Why is this a series or a standalone?
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