How to Tell a Story: The Secrets of Writing Captivating Tales

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Writer's Digest Books, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 234 pages
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Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict, tension and surprise.

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Review: How to Tell a Story: The Secrets of Writing Captivating Tales

User Review  - Mars Dorian - Goodreads

Good book on telling an engaging fiction story. Pretty, pretty, prettay goood. I'm reading a lot of these lately, that's why I'm surprised I learned new principles. Most books regurgitate the stuff I ... Read full review

Review: How to Tell a Story: The Secrets of Writing Captivating Tales

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

No gimmicks, nothing fancy, just a very well written book written by someone who who know the business of writing, not just the skills required to write. Peter Rubie is an agent and has represented ... Read full review

Contents

TWO UNDERSTANDING GENRES
25
THREE HOOKS
47
FOUR PLOTTING
60
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Peter Rubie is currently a partner in Perkins, Rabiner, Rubie & Associates, Literary Agents.

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