Today’s Writers’ Tips

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July 22, 2013

Today’s Writers’ Tips

Fiction Plots

I’ve just finished reading a very good book, TWENTY MASTER PLOTS AND HOW TO BUILD THEM by Ronald Tobias.  Before reading the book, I was totally unaware of how many different kinds of plots a writer could contrive in his/her fiction work. I’ve used this book as one of my primary resources this week as I teach a work-in-progress class at the Montrose Christian Writers Conference in Montrose, PA. This work by Tobias is packed with useful information for any writer of fiction, who desires to improve his skills for writing an appealing, can’t-put-the-book-down manuscript.

Last time I posted here (July 8, 2013), I defined “plot” and looked at the difference between a plot-driven book and a character-driven book. Today we’ll look at the first plot Ronald Tobias defined in his book:

PLOT # 1


The Wizard of Oz


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