20 Master Plots and How to Build Them

Author(s): Ronald B. Tobias
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Sep 15, 1993
Product Number: EB00765942
Released: Sep 13, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781599635637
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This book shows you how to take timeless storytelling structures and make them immediate, now, for fiction that's universal in how it speaks to the reader's heart and contemporary in detail and impact. Each chapter includes brief excerpts and descriptions of fiction from many times, many genres - myth and fairy tale, genre and mainstream fiction, film plots of all types, short story and novel. Find 20 fundamental plots that recur through all fiction - with analysis and examples - that outline benefits and warnings, for writers to adapt and elaborate in their own fiction.

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