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Wired for story : the writer's guide to using brain science to hook readers from the very first sentence
Title:
Wired for story : the writer's guide to using brain science to hook readers from the very first sentence
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ISBN:
9781607742456

9781607742463
Publication Information:
New York : Ten Speed Press, c2012.
Physical Description:
262 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents:
How to hook the reader -- How to zero in on your point -- I'll feel what he's feeling -- What does your protagonist really want? -- Digging up your protagonist's inner issue -- The story is in the specifics -- Courting conflict, the agent of change -- Cause and effect -- What can go wrong, must go wrong -- and then some -- The road from setup to payoff -- Meanwhile, back at the ranch -- The writer's brain on story.
Abstract:
"This guide reveals how writers can take advantage of the brain's hard-wired responses to story to captivate their readers' minds through each plot element"--Provided by publisher.
Format:
Book