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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I'm rereading it now as I write my fantasy series. Okay, I'm prejudiced. Peter is my agent. Read full review

Contents

TWO UNDERSTANDING GENRES
25
THREE HOOKS
47
FOUR PLOTTING
60
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Peter Rubie is currently a partner in Perkins, Rabiner, Rubie & Associates, Literary Agents.

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