Fiction Writer's Companion: A Concise Collection of Notes on Technique
Fiction Writer's Companion is the most concise helpmate ever conceived!Don't Strangle Your Muse!...And don't spend hours of your valuable writing time sifting through volumes of writing books for just the right tip on....The elements of plot design-where the action is!.Creating believable, intense, and interesting characters.Injecting drama and suspense with flair.Creating tone and mood.Giving your dialogue pizzaz and color.Creating intrigue and suspense with foreshadowing.Writing smooth and unobtrusive scene transitions.Mastering the pace of your story.Keeping the author's unique voice while maintaining your protagonist's own voice.When to distance readers; when to pull them inside your characters.Developing your own styleFiction Writer's Companion is the most information-intensive gem-of-a-book on writing you'll ever use!
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