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Step By Step To Fiction Which Sells

Angela Booth

Contents

Title

Introduction: write hot-selling fiction with action and scenes

How to use this book: read, then write

5 magical tips for writing scenes

Scene basics: write in scenes for faster, easier writing which readers love (and buy)

Scene basics: starting a scene

Scene basics: the scene itself

Suspense in scenes: open loops

Scene basics: ending a scene

Essential scene elements to make your scenes magical

Where are we? Setting your scenes

Help your readers to be there: using your viewpoint characters' senses — sight, sound, and more

Characters and genres: goals, motivation and conflict

Scenes: how to create memorable characters readers love

Scenes: using plotting elements in your scenes

The ultimate scene in your novel: the CLIMAX

BIG scenes: how to create fireworks in your novel's major scenes

Power up your scenes: use dialogue effectively

Get physical: power up your scenes with action

It's the end: writing the final scene of your novel

Log lines exercise: story and plot

About the Author

Also by Angela Booth

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Step By Step To Fiction Which Sells: Plotting And Scene Magic


By Angela Booth


Text and images, copyright © 2017 Angela Booth.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced in any form, anywhere, without prior written permission from the author.

Angela Booth is a copywriter, author, blogger, and writing teacher. Thousands of writers have benefited from Angela’s blogs and writing programs over almost two decades.

You can contact Angela on social media, or via one of her blogs.


Book description

Want to write page-turning fiction? All authors do; no one sets out to write a boring novel.

Your readers want to enter your novel's world. They want to experience your book — they want to live your book with your main characters.

In short, they want to be entertained. Sadly the gap between the magic of your novel in your mind, and the words on the page, often seems unbridgeable.

What if you could leave boring fiction forever behind you, so that the story in your head becomes the story on the page?

You CAN, when you discover the magic of story, plotting, and scenes. It's a process — an easy process.


If you find it challenging to:

* Create characters readers love;

* Plot your fiction;

* Show, rather than tell...


You now have a process to overcome those challenges.

You need this book: Step By Step To Fiction Which Sells: Plotting And Scene Magic.

You'll discover plotting the easy way, step by step, as you write your novel scene by scene.

This book can become your key to writing fiction which entertains — short stories and novels which your readers love.

I use this process, and I teach it to my students. They love it.

It's my fond hope that you'll love it too. Enjoy. :-)

Introduction: write hot-selling fiction with action and scenes

Hi fellow author

Welcome. This book will help you to become a confident, successful author, who loves writing short stories and novels because for you, writing fiction is both easy and exciting.

More to the point, you'll become an author who writes to entertain readers.


In this book, you'll learn how to entertain readers

Readers want amazing entertainment. If you can give them that, they'll forgo Netflix, Facebook, and video games to read your book.

Entertainment is everything.

Our readers read to relax, to escape from the drudgery of their daily lives — to be uplifted.

This book will give you insights on how to entertain.

This book is for you if:

* You want to write fiction, but aren't sure how to get started;

* You've tried to write fiction in the past, but realized that your words were boring — you admire bestselling authors who write great stories, and you want to do that too;

* You get stuck at around page 100 — you have several books on your hard drive which you haven't finished;

* Your novels sell, but you haven't had a breakthrough. You're struggling to win both buyers and fans;

* You want to write books which sell year after year, not only on the first month after you publish them;

* You want to become a confident writer, who tells a great story.

Let's start at the beginning.

What's a story?

How do you plot?

What are scenes, and how do you use them?


Writing fiction step by step: story, plotting, and scenes

Before we move on, let's define story, plotting and scenes so that we're on the same page (pun intended. :-))

According to Google, a story is: an account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment.

To write your story, you need a plot… A plot in fiction is what happens in your story. In essence, change happens.

To entertain your readers, your plot needs