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Writing Deep Scenes (Paperback) (Martha Alderson)

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Take a Deep Dive into Plot and Scene and Improve Your Writing

Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential.Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable, page-turning plots. It's filled with practical tools for building layers and nuance into your scenes, employing the right scene types at the right junctures, and developing a profound understanding of how plot and scene intertwine.

Inside you'll learn:

  • How scenes are comprised of three key layers: action, emotion, and theme.
  • How to recognize each layer and weave them seamlessly into a scene.
  • How to develop an intricate relationship between the action and emotion in every scene.
  • How thematic imagery embedded in scenes increases a story's tension and contributes to the story's meaning.
Using contemporary examples from a variety of genres, Writing Deep Scenes provides an effective method for plotting at the scene level. Use these techniques and enrich your fiction and memoirs with page-turning suspense and pathos, and explore new depths in every story you write.
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Paperback
Publisher: F & W Media Inc
Author: Martha Alderson
Language: English
Street Date: October 2, 2015
TCIN: 23992064
UPC: 9781599638836
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-5991

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