How To Craft A Great Story: Creating Perfect Plot And Structure

September 27, 2013|
How To Craft A Great Story: Creating Perfect Plot And Structure by Chris Sykes
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How to Craft a Great Story takes you step by step through the process of creating a compelling and coherent plot and structure. It covers such basics as the traditional story arcs, and such advanced information as finding balance and marrying structure and form. Each chapter contains a diagnostic test, case studies, practical exercises and Aide Memoire boxes. Each chapter concludes with a reminder of the key points of the chapter (Focus Points) and a round-up of what to expect in the next (Next Step) will whet your appetite for what''s coming and how it relates to what you''ve just read. Covering some of the most commonly raised questions in creative writing courses, it is perfect for anyone who needs the next step on from the basic ''how to write a novel''.

The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children''s books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.
Chris Sykes (London, England) is a member of the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters as well as the Society of Authors and he was at one time Deputy Chair of The Writers Guild of Great Britain. When he is not writing he is also an excellent and popular teacher and currently divides his time between directing summer schools for...
Title:How To Craft A Great Story: Creating Perfect Plot And Structure
Product dimensions:304 pages, 7.88 X 5.25 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 7.88 X 5.25 X 0.88 in
Published:September 27, 2013
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781444167566

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