Write Great Fiction - Plot & Structure

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Writer's Digest Books, Sep 22, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 240 pages
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Craft an Engaging Plot

How does plot influence story structure? What's the difference between plotting for commercial and literary fiction? How do you revise a plot or structure that's gone off course?

With Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure, you'll discover the answers to these questions and more. Award-winning author James Scott Bell offers clear, concise information that will help you create a believable and memorable plot, including:Techniques for crafting strong beginnings, middles, and ends Easy-to-understand plotting diagrams and charts Brainstorming techniques for original plot ideas Thought-provoking exercises at the end of each chapter Story structure models and methods for all genres Tips and tools for correcting common plot problems

Filled with plot examples from popular novels, comprehensive checklists, and practical hands-on guidance, Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure gives you the skills you need to approach plot and structure like an experienced pro.

 

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Heaps of great advise for budding writers, in a free and easy style.I really enjoyed reading this .

Contents

Putting the Big Lie to Sleep
Whats a Plot Anyway? 6
Scenes 113
Complex Plots 130
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