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Craft your fiction with scene-by-scene flow, logic and readability.

An imprisoned man receives an unexpected caller, after which everything changed...

And the reader is hooked. But whether or not readers will stay on for the entire wild ride will depend on how well the writer structures the story, scene by scene.

This book is your game plan for success. Using dozens of examples from his own work - including Dropshot, Tiebreaker and other popular novels - Jack M. Bickham will guide you in building a sturdy framework for your novel, whatever its form or length. You'll learn how to: worry your readers into following your story to the endprolong your main character's struggle while moving the story aheadjuggle cause and effect to serve your story action

As you work on crafting compelling scenes that move the reader, moment by moment, toward the story's resolution, you'll see why...believable fiction must make more sense than real lifeevery scene should end in disastersome scenes should be condensed, and others built big Whatever your story, this book can help you arrive at a happy ending in the company of satisfied readers.

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For more than 10 years, this successful series has helped writers improve their work — one element at a time. Featuring quality instruction from award-winning authors, each book focuses on a key facet of fiction writing, making it easy for writers to find the specific guidance they're looking for.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780898799064
Author:
Bickham, Jack
Author:
Heffron, Jack
Author:
Bickham, Jack
Publisher:
Writer's Digest Books
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Creative writing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Fiction -- Technique.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Pbk
Series:
Elements of Fiction Writing
Series Volume:
1811-S
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.94x5.98x.53 in. .60 lbs.

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