How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method

How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method

by Randy Ingermanson


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Want to Write a Dynamite Novel?

The secret to writing a dynamite novel is to first write a dynamite scene.

Because if you can write one terrific scene, you can write a hundred. And that's a novel.

This is a short book, with just one goal-to teach you the simple principles you can use right now to design a powerful scene before you write it.

If you've already written your novel, you can use these same principles to make each scene better.

About the Book

How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method will give you the power tools you need to write scenes that move your reader's emotions.

You'll learn:

  • The one thing your reader most desperately wants. And why.
  • How to decide which character should have the point of view.
  • The 2 kinds of scenes designed to give your reader a powerful emotional experience-and how to know which to use.
  • 5 ways to test that your lead character's goal in each scene is perfect.
  • How to end every scene so it leaves your reader wanting more.
  • Why dilemmas are good, and how to know when they're ruining your story.
  • 4 ways to know that your character's decision will drive your story forward.
  • How to know when a scene is broken-and how to fix it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937031183
Publisher: Ingermanson Communications, Inc.
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Series: Advanced Fiction Writing , #2
Pages: 156
Sales rank: 419,958
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Randy Ingermanson is the award-winning author of six novels and the best-selling books How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method and Writing Fiction for Dummies. He earned a PhD in theoretical physics from UC Berkeley and is known around the worlds as "the Snowflake Guy" in honor of his magically powerful Snowflake Method. Randy lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and family, where he attends to the needs of several surly and demanding cats. Visit Randy at

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