Holly Lisle's How To Write Page-Turning Scenes

  • Title: Holly Lisle's How To Write Page-Turning Scenes
  • Author: Holly Lisle
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  • Page: 196
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  • Holly Lisle s How To Write Page Turning Scenes Have your characters gone on strike Find yourself explaining your story instead of telling it Do your scenes race by so quickly you put only the barest hint of what you want on the page Not sure what
    Have your characters gone on strike Find yourself explaining your story instead of telling it Do your scenes race by so quickly you put only the barest hint of what you want on the page Not sure what a scene really is Pro novelist Holly Lisle teaches the simple, fun, effective techniques she s used to plot her 30 published novels and counting Learn the five types ofHave your characters gone on strike Find yourself explaining your story instead of telling it Do your scenes race by so quickly you put only the barest hint of what you want on the page Not sure what a scene really is Pro novelist Holly Lisle teaches the simple, fun, effective techniques she s used to plot her 30 published novels and counting Learn the five types of conflict that keep readers hooked, the two elements EVERY scene must have, know when scenes are going to be good or bad BEFORE you write them, discover how to misdirect most of your readers most of the time, and much Holly Lisle s How To Write Page Turning Scenes is a funny, relaxed, and comprehensive start to finish course with a step by step process that includes worksheets, examples, and how to advice for writers of every genre, and for every experience level from absolute beginner needing basics, to the published pro looking to notch up suspense and bring in new readers while thrilling existing ones.

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    About Holly Lisle


    1. Holly Lisle has been writing fiction professionally since 1991, when she sold FIRE IN THE MIST, the novel that won her the Compton Crook Award for best first novel She has to date published than thirty novels and several comprehensive writing courses She has just published WARPAINT, the second stand alone novel in her Cadence Drake series.Holly had an ideal childhood for a writer which is to say, it was filled with foreign countries and exotic terrains, alien cultures, new languages, the occasional earthquake, flood, or civil war, and one story about a bear, which follows So Back when I was ten years old, my father and I had finished hunting ducks for our dinner and were walking across the tundra in Alaska toward the spot on the river where we d tied our boat We had a couple miles to go by boat to get back to the Moravian Children s Home, where we lived My father was carrying the big bag of decoys and the shotgun I was carrying the small bag of ducks It was getting dark, we could hear the thud, thud, thud of the generator across the tundra, and suddenly he stopped, pointed down to a pie pan sized indentation in the tundra that was rapidly filling with water, and said, in a calm and steady voice, That s a bear footprint From the size of it, it s a grizzly The fact that the track is filling with water right now means the bear s still around Which got my attention, but not as much as what he said next I don t have the gun with me that will kill a bear, he told me I just have the one that will make him angry So if we see the bear, I m going to shoot him so he ll attack me I want you to run to the river, follow it to the boat, get the boat back home, and tell everyone what happened The rest of our walk was very quiet He was, I m sure, listening for the bear I was doing my damnedest to make sure that I remembered where the boat was, how to get to it, how to start the pull cord engine, and how to drive it back home, because I did not want to let him down We were not eaten by a bear that night but neither is that walk back from our hunt for supper a part of my life I ll ever forget I keep that story in mind as I write If what I m putting on paper isn t at least as memorable as having a grizzly stalking my father and me across the tundra while I was carrying a bag of delicious smelling ducks, it doesn t make my cut You can find Holly on her personal site HollylisleYou can find Cadence Drake, Holly s currently in progress series, on her site CadenceDrakeYou can find Holly s books, courses, writing workshops, and so on here The HowToThinkSideways Shop, as well as on , Barnes and Noble, and in a number of bookstores in the US and around the world.


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    1. This was a good book, but it wasn't as life-changing as some of her others. Basically, the gist is that each scene needs conflict and there are scads of different kinds of conflict to choose from. A few were ones I hadn't considered, but most were pretty familiar (if I didn't have names for them in my head). I guess I'm good at causing problems and didn't need any help in that department.

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    2. OverviewThis is a fabulous book on the art of scene creation, and raising the stakes to make every scene conflicty and juicy. Holly takes a couple of chapters to give a working definition of a scene, and to define the different types of conflict (complete with exercises to practice the different types), before moving on to things like the art of storytelling through scenes, pacing, transitions and trouble-shooting for common problems.High PointsPractical, easy to use, lots of exercises. I really [...]

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    3. One of the best books I've read on scene transitions and reader engagement techniques. This has real, practical, and clear suggestions to improve your writing. Holly Lisle is one of the best how to authors for writers out there.

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    4. Review to be added later.

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    5. If only it would download then I could comment!

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    6. Very much a work book.

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