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Cleland, Jane K

Summary: "The key to keeping readers on the edge of their seats is filling your stories--from memoirs to thrillers and stage plays to screenplays--with unexpected twists and turns. By integrating Plot *T*wists, Plot *R*eversals, and Moments of Heightened *D*anger(TRDs) at crucial points, you can captivate your readers with I-can't-wait-to-see-what-happens-next intrigue. The quicker pace and focused...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Writer's Digest Books 2018

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Funk, Josh

Summary: Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn't want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUN

Rubin, Daniel Joshua

Summary: "A master class of 27 lessons, drawn from 27 diverse narratives, for novelists, storytellers, filmmakers, graphic designers, and more. Author Daniel Joshua Rubin unlocks the secrets of what makes a story work, and then shows how to understand and use these principles in your own writing. The result is "an invaluable resource" (Publishers Weekly, starred review), offering priceless advice like...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2020

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Gerstein, Mordicai.

Summary: "Once in a book by Mordecai Gerstein ... there lived a family of characters." This is the tale of one little girl's search for her own story.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Ger

Dibell, Ansen

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Publisher / Publication Date: Writer's Digest Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 DIB

George, Elizabeth

Summary: "As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful--and prolific--novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. For many writers, the biggest challenge is figuring out how to take that earliest glimmer of inspiration and shape it into a full-length novel. How do you even begin to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 GEO

Mosley, Walter

Summary: "In his essential writing guide, This Year You Write Your Novel, Walter Mosley supplied aspiring writers with the basic tools and practical advice needed to write a novel in a single year. In this complementary follow up, Mosley guides the reader throughthe fundamental building blocks of fiction to deliver a master class on the writer's craft. In a series of conversational and instructive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 MOS

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