Publish date: January 1st 2011
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
This book hovers on the brink between 4 and 5 stars for me. In the end, it gets five, if only because it contained so much useful information and analysis that I hadn't before seen written in such a clear, concise manner. The section on story structure, the largest section of the book, is itself wo...
I have kind of a love-hate relationship with this book. I think it's a good book with an excellent plan for writing a story. I buy into the concept; it's logical, solid, and documented. I'll be using the method in my writing from this point forward and going back to the book as a resource. When Mr. ...
Gave up on this one at 11%. Too much waffle, too little time. Wouldn't recommend.
We were always told in English Lit. that good writing isn't something you can be taught, its just an innate skill, a gift, a calling. They'd tell you the same thing in art class, but I'm pretty sure they still explained about the basics of light and shading. In english class I can't even recall be...
Part Five - Story Structure is a big chunk of the book and was very helpful to me, as was the scene checklist. I didn't find much of the rest that useful. Also, I read this first on Kindle, and it didn't seem to take; had to see it in print (and write on the pages) to get it. Unfortunately, you do s...
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