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In the Pit of the Stomach

In the Pit of the Stomach

by We Were Promised Jetpacks
     
 

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Introduction 1

Part 1 Free Yourself From the Paralyzing Rules of Fiction 15

Chapter 1 Prologues 20

Chapter 2 Description 25

Chapter 3 -Lk Adverbs 31

Chapter 4 Purple Prose and Painted Paragraphs 36

Chapter 5 The Immediate Inciting Incident 41

Chapter 6 "To Be" Verbs 47

Chapter 7 Show Versus Tell 51

Chapter 8 Begin With Action 59

Chapter 9 Point

Overview

Introduction 1

Part 1 Free Yourself From the Paralyzing Rules of Fiction 15

Chapter 1 Prologues 20

Chapter 2 Description 25

Chapter 3 -Lk Adverbs 31

Chapter 4 Purple Prose and Painted Paragraphs 36

Chapter 5 The Immediate Inciting Incident 41

Chapter 6 "To Be" Verbs 47

Chapter 7 Show Versus Tell 51

Chapter 8 Begin With Action 59

Chapter 9 Point of View 65

Chapter 10 Speech Attributions 72

Chapter 11 Outlining 78

Chapter 12 That 83

Chapter 13 Switching Between Storylines 87

Chapter 14 Floating Body Parts 91

Chapter 15 Gerunds, Participial Phrases, Sentence Fragments, Beginning with Conjunctions, Ending with Prepositions, and Passive Voice 95

Chapter 16 Breaking the Fourth Wall 100

Chapter 17 Weasel Words 104

Chapter 18 Read Everything 109

Chapter 19 Elmore Leonard's Rules 113

Chapter 20 The Big Enchilada 119

Part 2 The Great Commandment of Fiction 146

Chapter 21 Hacking Your Reader's Brain 150

Chapter 22 Character Brain-Plot Brain 156

Chapter 23 A Brain Chemistry Story Map 162

Chapter 24 What's It All About, Alfie? 177

Part 3 The Brain's Greatest Hits 180

Chapter 25 The Monomyth 182

Chapter 26 Archetypes 202

Chapter 27 Aristotle's Rhetoric 216

Conclusion 228

About the Author 230

Index 231

Product Details

Release Date:
10/04/2011
Label:
Fat Cat
UPC:
0600116999726
catalogNumber:
97
Rank:
95496

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