Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing

Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing

by David Farland

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Overview

All successful writers use resonance to enhance their stories by drawing power from stories that came before, by resonating with their readers' experiences, and by resonating within their own works.

In this book, you'll learn exactly what resonance is and how to use it to make your stories more powerful. You'll see how it is used in literature and other art forms, and how one writer, J. R. R. Tolkien, mastered it in his work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614751748
Publisher: WordFire Press LLC
Publication date: 08/09/2014
Pages: 92
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author with over 50 novels in print. He has won the Philip K. Dick Memorial Special Award for "Best Novel in the English Language" for his science fiction novel "On My Way to Paradise," and has won the Whitney Award for "Best Novel of the Year" for his historical novel "In the Company of Angels," and he has won the International Book Award for "best young adult novel of the year" for his fantasy thriller "Nightingale."

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Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
nruva More than 1 year ago
An excellent book on an often overlooked topic in writing. Farland dives into the subject of resonance in works and uses examples to show how some of today's blockbuster hits key off small queues that link them with other works. This is a fascinating study on resonance in writing and will help writers tap into a pool of shared experiences and references. David Farland is an incredible teacher and writer. This, along with his companion book Million Dollar Outlines, is a straight to the point, no nonsense, text. Farland has a way of making even some of the most complicated topics seem plain as day. His instructional books are highly recommended.
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