Today’s Writers’ Tips

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Marsha Hubler: Author of THE KEYSTONE STABLES BOOKS

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. http://www.montrosebible.org/writers.htm 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

QUEST

The Wizard of Oz

Lord…

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