Monday, July 30, 2007

How to tell your story

One of the best books I've read about plot actually comes from a book for screenwriters. Unlike most books on novel writing, Story, by Robert McKee, is about HOW to tell a story. Structure, pacing, creating scenes, designing acts. I highly recommend it!

McKee has a reputation as a bit of a...jerk, even showing up as a character in the movie Adaptation. I don't know what he's like in life, but I can say his book has helped me a lot. If you struggle with plot like I do, check it out.

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