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Wired for story : the writer's guide to using brain science to hook readers from the very first sentence

Author: Lisa Cron
Publisher: New York : Ten Speed Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This guide reveals how writers can take advantage of the brain's hard-wired responses to story to captivate their readers' minds through each plot element"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cron, Lisa.
Wired for story.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, ©2012
(OCoLC)803922149
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Cron
ISBN: 9781607742456 1607742454 9781607742463 1607742462
OCLC Number: 758389044
Description: 262 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: How to hook the reader --
How to zero in on your point --
I'll feel what he's feeling --
What does your protagonist really want? --
Digging up your protagonist's inner issue --
The story is in the specifics --
Courting conflict, the agent of change --
Cause and effect --
What can go wrong, must go wrong --
and then some --
The road from setup to payoff --
Meanwhile, back at the ranch --
The writer's brain on story.
Responsibility: Lisa Cron.

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"This guide reveals how writers can take advantage of the brain's hard-wired responses to story to captivate their readers' minds through each plot element"--Provided by publisher.

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