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How to Craft a Great Story: How to master plot, structure and form in your creative writing
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LEARN HOW TO PLOT AND STRUCTURE YOUR CREATIVE WRITING.



How to Craft a Great Story takes you step by step through the process of creating a compelling and coherent plot and structure. It covers such basics as the traditional story arcs, and such advanced information as finding balance and marrying structure and form. Each chapter contains a diagnostic test, case studies, practical exercises and Aide Memoire boxes. Each chapter concludes with a reminder of the key points of the chapter (Focus Points) and a round-up of what to expect in the next (Next Step) will whet your appetite for what's coming and how it relates to what you've just read. Covering some of the most commonly raised questions in creative writing courses, it is perfect for anyone who needs the next step on from the basic 'how to write a novel'.



ABOUT THE SERIES

The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Essays & WritingWriting GuidesCreative writing & creative writing guidesEssays & WritingWriting GuidesWriting & editing guidesLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectWriting skills Publisher: John Murray Press Publication Date: 21/02/2019 ISBN-13: 9781473688452  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Chris Sykes is a playwright, writer and poet who has written for the BBC and has had his plays performed in the West End. He also teaches creative writing at the University of Sussex and was Deputy Chair of The Writers Guild of Great Britain.

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