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Writing Blockbuster Plots by Martha Alderson

Writing Blockbuster Plots

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Writing Blockbuster Plots by Martha Alderson
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Mar 31, 2016 | ISBN 9781599639796

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"Writing Blockbuster Plots: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Plot, Structure, and Scene by Martha Alderson is specifically designed o demystify how story writing works. It shows aspiring writers how to track the seven most important elements of a scene on a Scene Tracker, and how to use her Plot Planner to develop a multi-layered plotline for each individual project. Writing Blockbuster Plots also provides useful analysis of scenes written by classic and contemporary writers such as Twain, McCarthy, London, Fitch, Chopin, and Letts, all of which will help show writers how to: Pre-plot Link scenes through cause and effect; Determine which scenes are flat and why; Set up tension, conflict and suspense; Develop complex characters; Establish compelling action; Re-vision rewrites; Clarify themes; Deepen and expand narratives. Detailed, comprehensive, insightful, instructive, and thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, Writing Blockbuster Plots is exceptional and very highly recommended for aspiring writers." —Midwest Book Review

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