Story Structure Architect

Story Structure Architect

A Writer's Guide to Building Dramatic Situations & Compelling Characters

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"Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout the ages. You'll find master models for characters, plots, and complication motifs, along with guide lines for combining them to create unique short stories, novels, scripts, or plays." "Especially featured are the standard dramatic situations inspired by Georges Polti's well-known 19[superscript th]-century work, The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations. But author Victoria Schmidt puts a 21[superscript st]-century spin on these timeless classics and offers fifty-five situations to inspire your creativity and allow you even more writing freedom. Story Structure Architect will give you the mold and then help you break it."--Jacket.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781582973258
Branch Call Number: 808.3 Schmidt
Characteristics: 277 p. :,ills. ;,21 cm

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Jan 24, 2013

One of the only good books on plots I've ever read. Truly, this is good. But a word of advice? Never over-plot your book. I keep doing that.


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