Advanced Storytelling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Storytelling

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Introduction

 

How to Write a Damn Good Novel, by James N. Frey

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Bringing a Character to Life (pp. 27–31)

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Inner Conflict (pp. 36–39)

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Genres (pp. 44–48)

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What's a Story? (pp. 68–70)

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Dramatic Story (p. 70–71)

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Rising to the Climax (pp. 84–87)

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Foreshadowing (pp. 115–118)

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Symbols (pp. 118–121)

 

Writing Novels That Sell, by Jack M. Bickham

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Exaggerate Your Characters (pp. 47–49)

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Conflict (pp. 49–50)

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Stimulus and Response (pp. 71–75)

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The Complicated Transaction (pp. 75–77)

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Background Motivation (pp. 77–79)

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Keeping Your S&R Transactions Straightforward (pp. 80–82)

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Goal Motivation and the Story Question (pp. 83–86, 88)

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End of Your Story (pp. 99–104)

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Scene and Sequel (pp. 106–107)

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Scene Stucture (pp. 107–113)

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Sequel (pp. 113–118)

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Building Characters (pp. 137–138)

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Dialogue (pp. 171–172)

 

Techniques of the Selling Writer, by Dwight V. Swain

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Scene (pp. 85–92)

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How Do You Bring a Story to an End? (pp. 187–214) UNFINISHED