Plotman to the Rescue

Plotman to the Rescue

by James Scott Bell

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Overview

"Help! My plot drags, sags, and has no heart!"



This looks like a job for Plotman!



Yes, solving your plot problems is why the superhero of story came to Earth. His mission? To give practical, easy-to-apply answers to the most vexing plot questions writers face, such as:

• How do I plan a plot if I'm not a plot planner?
• Does my plot need a prologue?
• What if I hit a plot wall?
• What if my plot is getting away from me?
• Why ins't my plot more gripping at the start?
• Why is my overall plot dull?
• What should I do if my plot is implausible?
• Do I really need to think about plot structure?
• How do I deepen the emotional impact of my plot?
• What's the best way to plug a plot hole?
• How do I keep my plot from ending with a thud?

And more!

With bonus material on how to find and utilize beta readers; and several plot generating methods you can put to use at any time.

Whether used as a reference guide or refresher course, this book will strengthen your storytelling muscles and help you elevate every novel you write. Because Plotman, along with his faithful sidekick Subplot Boy, has sworn to uphold plot, story, and the bestselling way.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940160931210
Publisher: Compendium Press
Publication date: 11/04/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 101,661
File size: 600 KB

About the Author

JAMES SCOTT BELL is a winner of the International Thriller Writers Award and the author of many bestselling books for writers. He studied writing with Raymond Carver at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduated with honors from the University of Southern California Law Center.

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