Story Structure Architect by Victoria Lynn Schmidt

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Build a Timeless, Original Story Using Hundreds of Classic Story Motifs!

It's been said that there are no new ideas; but there are proven ideas that have worked again and again for all writers for hundreds of years.

Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout the ages. You'll find master models for characters, plots, and complication motifs, along with guidelines for combining them to create unique short stories, novels, scripts, or plays. You'll also learn how to:Build compelling stories that don't get bogged down in the middle Select character journeys and create conflictsDevise subplots and plan dramatic situationsDevelop the supporting characters you need to make your story work Especially featured are the standard dramatic situations inspire by Georges Polti's well-known 19th century work, The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations. But author Victoria Schmidt puts a 21st-century spin on these timeless classics and offers fifty-five situations to inspire your creativity and allow you even more writing freedom. Story Structure Architect will give you the mold and then help you break it.

This browsable and interactive book offers everything you need to craft a complete, original, and satisfying story sure to keep readers hooked!


About Victoria Lynn Schmidt

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Victoria Lynn Schmidt is recognized internationally as a journey & archetype guru for the creative writer. She is the author of Advanced Writing Techniques, Book in a Month, Story Structure Architect, and 45 Master Characters.
Published July 12, 2005 by Writer's Digest Books. 290 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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