Books tagged: plot

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The Fourth Wall
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Stanislavsky's Fourth Wall is the barrier actors use to keep out their fear of the audience. When murderer Peter McPherson is released early from prison, Rob's wall collapses with disastrous consequences and the play he is in closes. Only by facing their real life fears can the actors rebuilt their lives and save their friend and producer, Sam.
Trough of Hell: How to Wrap Up the Middle of Your Story with Maximum Impact
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If the middle of your screenplay or novel (ie Act Two) has ever given you trouble, this is the book for you. The key is simple. Just figure out how Act Two ends. Ideally, your choice is filled with pain, emotion, and paradox—a powerful combination which re-engages audiences just when their interest is about to evaporate. This book will show you exactly what to do. Conquer Act Two for good, today!
Writing Your Novel: How Not To Do It
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Essay » Literature
With my novel Bad Day in Byzantium published, I considered if I and other writers shared writing techniques? I checked. Horror! I’d done it wrong. So here's some novel-writing advice. It’s about basics like engaging story; drive; good and bad guys; plot strength; characterisation; dialogue;conflict; tight writing etc. It’s short and sharp - no lecturing. Wish I’d read something like this first.
Betrayal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
With an emotional chasm forming between them and his wife's off behaviour, Robert starts to suspect that Belinda might be having an affair. He enlists the services of a private investigator to keep tabs on her, but what the PI discovers is far more sinister than a casual tryst between secret lovers. All is revealed in this short story of broken trust and betrayal.
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Story and Engage Audiences Right Away
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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This guide will teach you all you need to know about the inciting incident--your secret weapon against boring your audience. You’ll learn about the 4 key traits of the inciting incident; when to keep it off-screen; its connection to genre; 4 ways to handle what happens afterwards; how it can help you edit; and strategies for writing your first pages. Plus, 10 case studies from blockbuster movies!
How To Produce Your Own Halloween Murder Mystery Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Plays » American / African American
Using the Halloween Murder Mystery Script “Michael’s Message”, you can organize all by yourself a Murder Mystery as a Halloween Party Game, Dinner Party Game, Murder Weekend, etcetera. And you can play it with 10 to 30 participants... or even more!
A Brilliant Ride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,430. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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Sometimes a girl needs more than a designer handbag and a Pinot Grigio. Sometimes she needs a little Divine Intervention... ‚Äč
The Thief's Tale
Series: Ottoman Cycle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Istanbul, 1490. A Greek thief snatches a purse which contains a secret that will lead he and his Janissary guard brother into the ever-deepening threads of a plot that threatens not only the brothers' own lives, but the very existence of the Ottoman Empire.
7 Minutes a Day to Your Bestseller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Novel writers receive expert advice on topics like motivating yourself to write, starting your story with exciting opening lines, creating intriguing characters, mastering the craft of writing to elevate your style, and pitching your story to potential publishers.
Timewarp, Inc.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A time traveling soldier warps to first-century Galilee to prevent Christ’s assassination.