The Mind Of Your Story

The Mind Of Your Story

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The Best Fiction Has a Mind of Its Own abreak;abreak;How do you create a successful story that captures readers from its first page and never lets them go until the final page is turned? abreak;abreak;The secret is a delicate balancing act between allowing a story a mind of its own and holding tightly to its reins. abreak;abreak;Award-winning author Lisa Lenard-Cook takes you through the entire writing process, showing you how to: abreak;abreak; nurture your ideasa€“the seeds of your fictiona€“so they bloom more fullyabreak; develop nuanced characters with distinct voices that intrigue readers, abreak; manage your story's qmindqa€“carefully pacing your scenesabreak; navigate the intricacies of the revision processa€“so your own edits are more efficient and effective abreak;abreak;Combining practical advice with down-to-earth candor, The Mind of Your Story illuminates the often-elusive elements of fiction and helps you turn your creative obsessions into that mysterious yet undeniable connection with readers.See Multiple-limited point ofview Short stories idea, consideration, 204 rejection, 241a€“243 Simpson, Mona, 58, 259 ... A (Lessing), 257 Sophiea#39;s Choice (Styron), 58, 259 Speaker (dialogue introduction), paragraph (initiation), 83 Specific distinctive trait. See Character Sperry, Roger W. (research), 4 Story arc, question, 30a€“32 beginning, 120 completion, knowledge, ... See also Limited point ofview; Multiple-limited point of view; Omniscient point ofview description, 53 examples, 60a€“61anbsp;...

Title:The Mind Of Your Story
Author:Lisa Lenard-Cook
Publisher:Writer's Digest Books - 2008-04-30


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