20 Master Plots : And How to Build Them

Description

Give your story a solid foundation-a plot that engages readers from start to finish! The best stories linger in the hearts and minds of readers for decades. These tales gain their power through plots that connect with the audience on both an emotional and intellectual level. Inside Ronald B. Tobias details these 20 time-tested plots. Each is discussed and analyzed, illustrating how a successful plot integrates all the elements of a story. Tobias then shows you how to use these plots effectively in your own work. Tobias then goes to the next level, showing you how to choose and develop plot in fiction. He shows you how to craft plot for any subject matter, so that you develop your work evenly and effectively. As a result, your fiction will be more cohesive and convincing, making your story unforgettable for readers everywhere. "Plot isn't an accessory that conveniently organizes your material according to some ritualistic magic. You don't just plug in plot like a household appliance and expect it to do its job. Plot is organic. It takes hold of the writer and the work from the beginning." -Ronald Tobias

Details

Author(s)
Ronald B. Tobias
Format
Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions
139.7 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 340.19g
Publication date
27 Jan 2012
Publisher
F&W Publications Inc
Imprint
Writer's Digest Books
Publication City/Country
Ohio, United States
Language
English
Edition statement
3rd edition
ISBN10
1599635372
ISBN13
9781599635378
Bestsellers rank
68,537