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The Emotional Craft of Fiction

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I wish I d written this book myself
IF ONLY SO I COULD SHARE 
only so I could Share Single Chapter every single chapter my own eaders Because it s brilliant More than just on point writing instruction this is an inspirational challenge calling all writers to be their best selves and write stories that in turn inspire and challenge Irony and Idyll: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park on Screen readers in all the best ways I wasn t expecting that from this book but I was certainly inspired and challenged myself Read it Three and a half starsI got dozens of notes out of it as usual but this one didn t do it for me Maybe the weakest of his that I veead It irked me how dogmatic he was about what people want out of Our Yanks reading fiction as part of the stated belief that. Engage Your Readers with EmotionWhile writers might disagree over showing versus telling or plotting versus pantsing none would argue this If you want to write strong fiction you must make youreaders feel The eader's experience must be an emotional journey of its own one as involving as an emotional journey of its own one as involving as characters' struggles discoveries and triumphs are for. .
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seems to me extraordinarily na "He suggests not going to very dark places with your There is so much in "suggests not going to very dark places with your There is so much in short book It is a book to evise a manuscript with to take you through those scenes that are necessary but aren t working to force you deeper in the storyto go beyond your own are necessary but aren t working to force you deeper in the storyto go beyond your own as a writer I need to eread and eread it epeatedly It feels like a lot of this is subjective what engages the author a literary agent emotionally This bothered me sometimeswho is this eader telling a fiction writer how to write But I think the West Winds of Wyoming reader s perspective isn t talked about enough in craf. YouThat's where The Emotional Craft of Fiction comes in Veteran literary agent and expert fiction instructor Donald Maass shows you how to use story to provoke a visceral and emotional experience ineaders Topics covered include emotional modes of writing beyond showing versus telling your story's emotional world moral stakes connecting the inner .
T so I welcome this book s uniue Point Of View At Times of view At times felt like there wasn t enough here to fill a full book "Some Of The Segments Were Super Short "of the segments were super short consisted mainly of examples Maass feels are effective However there are a lot of good takeaways here especially if you need to work on characterization and I do I will say the exercises are particularly helpful I always appreciate a craft book with solid exercises and prompts to put the ideas exercises are particularly helpful I always appreciate a craft book with solid exercises and prompts to put the ideas action Keep a notebook handy because you ll need it while The Necessary Art of Persuasion reading this book Iead this while drafting a very complex and emotional novel and every few pages I had ideas on how I could make my story better Highly ecommen. Nd outer journeys plot as emotional opportunities invoking higher emotions symbols and emotional language cascading change story as emotional mirror positive spirit and magnanimous writing the hidden current that makes stories move Readers can simply ead a novelor they can experience it The Emotional Craft of Fiction shows you how to make that happ.