Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere)

Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere) Author Lisa Cron
ISBN-10 1607748894
ISBN-13 9781607748892
Year 2016-08-09
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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Following on the heels of Lisa Cron s breakout first book Wired for Story this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene by scene blueprint for a riveting story Its every novelists greatest fear pouring their blood sweat and tears into writing hundreds of pages only to realize that their story has no sense of urgency no internal logic and so is a page one rewrite The prevailing wisdom in the writing community is that there are just two ways around this problem pantsing winging it and plotting focusing on the external plot Story coach Lisa Cron has spent her career discovering why these these methods dont work and coming up with a powerful alternative based on the science behind what our brains are wired to crave in every story we read and its not what you think In Story Genius Cron takes you step by step through the creation of a novel from the first glimmer of an idea to a complete multilayered blueprintincluding fully realized scenesthat evolves into a first draft with the authority richness and command of a riveting sixth or seventh draft

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Story Genius

Story Genius Author Lisa Cron
ISBN-10 9781607748908
Release 2016-08-09
Pages 288

Story Genius

Story Genius Author Lisa Cron
ISBN-10 9781607748892
Release 2016-08-09
Pages 288

Wired for Story

Wired for Story Author Lisa Cron
ISBN-10 9781607742463
Release 2012-07-10
Pages 272