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There are three books in this volume: I wrote a lot of notes in the Updates as I read these books, which you will find below. Some of them, like the ones for book two, are detailed enough to be used as revision notes There are three books in this volume: Some of them, like the ones for book two, are detailed enough to be used as revision notes mainly because the book is excellent whereas others, such as the ones for the third book, are little more than disparaging comments about the structure of the book and the impossibility of remembering anything from it.
The first book is the best one I have ever read on the writing process in general and plots in particular. I intend to refer to this constantly. The second book is written by a master of his trade and again will be referred to constantly as I write about characters.
The third book seems to be tacked on at the end to round the volume off. Not the worst book on dialogue, but not the easiest to follow.
Here are the notes I made as I read: Plot by Ansen Dibell August 27, — page 6 1. Get the story going 2. Omniscient viewpoint is out if vogue as of - Stick to as few pov as possible.
The plot should come first. The bit after the start should be used for building on your protagonist or for starting one or more subplots. A novel should contain at least 12 scenes that, one by one, build this tension. Scenes are high-points, mini crises and steps forward, and should be generated by the story.
A scene should affect things! Stakes should be high. Win belief in md by misdirection. Scenes should echo each other with one thing changed in the repeated version. Scrooge is an e. Yup, I know this makes no sense right now. Transition between scenes smoothly by linking between them via mood, weather, similar words - some kind of echo.
Flashforwards ff are similar, but in the future. Mosaic builds up a picture by use of patterns of images and symbols. Revelation is used in mystery stories. These are experimental techniques. In the end, the content of a story is much more important than style.
Try to forge a human connection with the reader by sharing warm tales about common humanity.
What is a Character? It is more effective to show the actions, motives, past, reputation, relationships, habits, talents and tastes. The first three of these are the most powerful. Lots of really good examples in this chapter, buy this is the essence of what has been written here.
Also - exaggerate and twist things to add interest. Ideas are everywhere - just cast a net by being aware to catch them. Just have the faith that you can catch them, and you will.
Make all the names you give your characters unique in every dimension length, consonant placing, sound, ethnicity etc. Milieu is all about world-building LOTR. Idea is about problems posed and then solved murder-mystery.Search millions of books at BAM.
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