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Building your story : a guide to structure and plot

Author: Kelly Lawrence
Publisher: Ropley : Compass, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Struggling with structure? Grappling with your plot points? This brief but in-depth guide is a useful aid for both emerging and established writers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Lawrence
ISBN: 9781782796077 178279607X
OCLC Number: 883432427
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Introduction --
No Structure, No Story; Chapter Breakdown; Exercise --
Recognising Structure; Chapter One --
Structural Techniques and Crafting your Plot; The Three-Act Structure; Exercise --
Skeleton Structure; The Eight Point Arc; Complex Structures; 'Gone Girl'; The Seven Plots; Plot and Structure --
Bricks and Mortar; Structuring plot layers; Exercise --
Mind-Mapping your Plot; Chapter Two --
Learning from the Movies; 'Cloud Atlas' --
From Novel to Film; Exercise --
From Page to Screen; Vogler's Journey. Exercise --
Going to the MoviesChapter Three --
Run, Story, Run --
Pace and Narrative Flow; Pace; Continuity; Tension on Every Page; Exercise --
Adding Tension; Structure, pace and time; Exercise --
Playing with Time; Chapter Four --
Staging the Drama; Exercise --
Where's the Body?; Build-up and Impact; Establishing Setting; Exercise --
Staging the Drama; Chapter Five --
Plot Mirrors; External and Internal Journeys; Motivation and Turning Points; Exercise --
Defining and Raising the Stakes; Exposition; Exercise --
Using Exposition; Using Structure to Weave it all Together. Exercise --
Putting it all TogetherAfterword --
After the Draft; Identifying Structural Issues; Appendix --
Story Writing Software; Does it Help?; Resources and Recommended Reading.
Responsibility: Kelly Lawrence.

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Struggling with structure? Grappling with your plot points? This brief but in-depth guide is a useful aid for both emerging and established writers.

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