The Resource The irresistible novel : [how to craft an extraordinary story that engages readers from start to finish], Jeff Gerke

The irresistible novel : [how to craft an extraordinary story that engages readers from start to finish], Jeff Gerke

Label
The irresistible novel : [how to craft an extraordinary story that engages readers from start to finish]
Title
The irresistible novel
Title remainder
[how to craft an extraordinary story that engages readers from start to finish]
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Gerke
Title variation
How to craft an extraordinary story
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Irresistible Novel frees you from the limits of so-called "rules" and instead provides you with a singular goal: you must engage your readers from beginning to end. Filled with down-to-earth discussions on the various debates of writing, as well as innovative research on neuroscience and reader response, this book shows you how to: Navigate the various debates on writing fiction--showing versus telling, purple prose, outlining, writing description, and more--to decide what kind of novelist you want to be. Hack your reader's brain to hook her interest and trigger emotional engagement from the very first page. Incorporate enduring elements of storytelling from masters like Joseph Campbell, Aristotle, and Carl Jung" --
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provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TOH
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Gerke, Jeff
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3365
LC item number
.G46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Fiction
  • Fiction
Label
The irresistible novel : [how to craft an extraordinary story that engages readers from start to finish], Jeff Gerke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Free yourself from the paralyzing rules of fiction. Prologues ; Description ; -ly adverbs ; Purple prose and painted paragraphs ; The immediate inciting incident ; "To be" verbs ; Show versus tell ; Begin with action ; Point of view ; Speech attributions ; Outlining ; That ; Switching between storylines ; Floating body parts -- Gerunds, participial phrases, sentence fragments, beginning with conjunctions, ending with prepositions, and passive voice. Breaking the fourth wall ; Weasel words ; Read everything ; Elmore Leonard's rules ; The big enchilada -- The great commandment of fiction. Hacking your reader's brain ; Character brain-plot brain ; A brain chemistry story map ; What's it all about, Alfie? -- The brain's greatest hits. The monomyth ; Archetypes ; Aristotle's Rhetoric -- Conclusion -- About the author -- Index
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781599638256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn910570838
  • (OCoLC)910570838
Label
The irresistible novel : [how to craft an extraordinary story that engages readers from start to finish], Jeff Gerke
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Free yourself from the paralyzing rules of fiction. Prologues ; Description ; -ly adverbs ; Purple prose and painted paragraphs ; The immediate inciting incident ; "To be" verbs ; Show versus tell ; Begin with action ; Point of view ; Speech attributions ; Outlining ; That ; Switching between storylines ; Floating body parts -- Gerunds, participial phrases, sentence fragments, beginning with conjunctions, ending with prepositions, and passive voice. Breaking the fourth wall ; Weasel words ; Read everything ; Elmore Leonard's rules ; The big enchilada -- The great commandment of fiction. Hacking your reader's brain ; Character brain-plot brain ; A brain chemistry story map ; What's it all about, Alfie? -- The brain's greatest hits. The monomyth ; Archetypes ; Aristotle's Rhetoric -- Conclusion -- About the author -- Index
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781599638256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn910570838
  • (OCoLC)910570838

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