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Writing 21st Century Fiction

Writing 21st Century Fiction Read ´ 0 Donald Maass Ð 0 Free download Review Writing 21st Century Fiction The first book to provide a concrete framework for writing powerful literarycommercial novels With this book literary novelists will Learn to create compelling plots while commercial novelists will be able to achieve literary uality writing and win critical respect Examine examples techniues and exercises Learn practical tools in each chapter that allow novelists to apply these methods immediately to create fiction that transcends genre creates realities uniue to its authors conjures characters who feel real than real people and shows readers the world around them in new ways What is it that makes twenty first centu. Don s my agent I m a New York Times best selling novelist already This book is making my next book better Lots betterThis isn t a How To Write a Best Seller paint by numbers This is a book that asks YOU uestions that make YOU dig deep to write the best book you can if you re willing to do the work

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Writing 21st Century Fiction Read ´ 0 Donald Maass Ð 0 Free download Review Writing 21st Century Fiction Ry fiction different from twentieth century fiction It's a real issue attested by slush piles that are chock full of stories that are weak because they adhere to rules feel old fashioned or in some other way are written the outdated way that writers think they should write in order to get published By explaining the techniues of high impact and often best selling recent novels expert author and literary agent Don Maass will push novelists beyond genre boudaries beyond outdated styles beyond their safety zone to ways of writing fiction that are personal uniue contemporary and excellent in ways that are both literary. How I Came To Read This Book I was researching some good recent writing tomes and this one is pretty high ranked on Goodreads so I gave it a whirl The Plot Essentially Donald Maass is deconstructing what makes runaway bestsellers in today s literary world what they are He notes early on that many of today s top books defy genre but still have commonalities namely by tapping into the toolbox of high impact storytelling techniues Each of those general techniues and sub activities are expounded upon with semi relevant examples seriously sometimes I didn t fully see the connectionall written since 2001 At the conclusion of each chapter he gives you about 30 50 different activities uestions ideas to integrate into your own story The idea isn t to use EVERY last techniue or your book would be a hot hella mess but to really challenge your story to come out of the expectedThe Good The Bad I guess the most important thing to note about this book is that it s not for someone that s trying to learn how to write a novel The advice given in each chapter feels kind of fluffy and far ranging compared to Story Engineering it was very very unfocused Really this book is for someone that is partway through a manuscript or really done or close to done a manuscript but wants to polish it up before sending it off to editors or agents If you are in that state or you are approaching that state I think you ll appreciate this book that much even if I felt like some of the advice activities were a little extreme On the plus side there were some genuine nuggets of clarity that make this book worth a first and a second look Like the other writing tomes I ve been perusing lately I can see myself keeping this on my desk and using it for inspiration or for checking my work I think I need to go through the body copy again not just the helpful and insightful techniues checklists and highlight the parts that really resonated with me Ironically enough Maass talks about micro tension and hooking the reader from sentence to sentence so as not to skim a passage This book unfortunately is stuffed with a lot of skimmable content It s also worth nothing that although it s awesome his examples are all uite recent and I ve read about half of them if you are intrigued by a novel s premise when he first introduces it you may want to stop reading as he spoils a LOT of bloody books But you know the books he picked are pretty smart throughout ones that have really entered the zeitgeist to varying degrees And kudos for mentioning uite a few YA bestsellers including Maze Runner The Hunger Games Before I Fall among others including Harry Potter Again I don t think this is a book you ll take much away from unless you have a copy on your desk and you re looking to really strengthen your manuscript Beginner aspiring writers seriously look elsewhere Budding authors with a solid story under their belt be prepared to have your perfect story shook up a bitThe Bottom Line Useful for a certain type of writer at a certain stage in the writing game Suffers a bit from overly fluffy advice but grounds itself in real extreme exciting activities and ideasAnything Memorable Fun fact I tried to start this book in December when I was in the throes of the flu My brain capsized as I tried to read it so I postponed till the new year I think it was for the best as reading this as a follow up to Story Engineering makes sense60 Book Challenge Book 9 in 2014

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Writing 21st Century Fiction Read ´ 0 Donald Maass Ð 0 Free download Review Writing 21st Century Fiction And commerical Like Writing the Breakout Novel and The Fire in Fiction this is intended to be a how to with extensive practical tools and plenty of examples from recent novels About the Author Donald Maass heads the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York City which represents than 150 novelists and sells than 150 novels every year to publishers in America and overseas He is a past president of the Association of Authors Representatives Inc and is the author of several books of interest to fiction writers including Writing the Breakout Novel The Fire in Fiction and The Breakout Novelist all from Writer's Digest Boo. I always find Donald Maass books on writing enormously helpful and this book was no exception Although some of the content seemed to be similar to his book The Fire in Fiction the sections on deepening the emotional intensity were excellent and much needed at this stage in my current work in progress I enjoy the exercisesuestions he gives at the end of each chapter I don t sit down and implement them all but they are certainly good food for thought especially if you have a scene that just isn t working but you re not sure why I d recommend this book to any writer


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  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Writing 21st Century Fiction
  • Donald Maass
  • English
  • 03 May 2018
  • 9781599634005