(Pdf Download) The Irresistible Novel


  • Paperback
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  • The Irresistible Novel
  • Jeff Gerke
  • English
  • 06 March 2019
  • 9781599638256

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The Irresistible Novel review ë 3 Ide what kind of novelist you want to beHack your reader's brain to hook her interest and trigger emotional engagement from the very first pageIncorporate enduring elements of storytelling from masters like Joseph Campbell Aristotle and Carl JungReaders want to be swept away by your stories When you eschew the rules and focus on your readers' desires you're free to write truly irresistible ficti. I ve been reading a number of books on writing lately and this has been my favorite so far when it comes to reading a book like this cover to cover Some are interesting resources and have useful lists and whatnot but this actually read like a story but the plot was here is a bunch of writing don t and why people feel this way and when it s ok to do it anyway It actually did a great job of explaining why writers are told to 1 not have prologues 2 don t use passive voice 3 death to all adverbs and most of your adjectives too my pretty 4 avoid the dreaded head hopping of third person omniscient 5 pretty much any other writing advice you may have received gets the pros cons and the author s personal feelings treatment It was interesting Also we got an in depth discussion of Joseph Conrad s the hero s journey and I d never really seen it all spelled out Now I want to grab other books and see how closely they match this model The Laughing Buddha Zen and the Comic Spirit reader's brain to hook her interest and trigger emotional engagement from the very first pageIncorporate enduring elements of storytelling from masters like Joseph Campbell Aristotle and Carl JungReaders want to be swept away by your stories When you eschew the The Shadows Part 1 Black Dagger Brotherhood #13 rules and focus on your Nation as Mother readers' desires you're free to write truly irresistible ficti. I ve been Provenzalische Verwicklungen reading a number of books on writing lately and this has been my favorite so far when it comes to Things to leave behind reading a book like this cover to cover Some are interesting Lover Awakened Part 1 Black Dagger Brotherhood #3 resources and have useful lists and whatnot but this actually The Stench read like a story but the plot was here is a bunch of writing don t and why people feel this way and when it s ok to do it anyway It actually did a great job of explaining why writers are told to 1 not have prologues 2 don t use passive voice 3 death to all adverbs and most of your adjectives too my pretty 4 avoid the dreaded head hopping of third person omniscient 5 pretty much any other writing advice you may have The Life Tree Poems received gets the pros cons and the author s personal feelings treatment It was interesting Also we got an in depth discussion of Joseph Conrad s the hero s journey and I d never The Painter really seen it all spelled out Now I want to grab other books and see how closely they match this model

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The Irresistible Novel review ë 3 Discover Your Voice and Enthrall ReadersThe craft of writing is filled with various debates Should I include a prologue Should I delete all adverbs from my manuscript Just how much backstory if any can I include in my story These uestions and their often contradictory answers can cause confusion frustration and even paralysis in the writer The Irresistible Novel frees you from the limits of so c. How to Craft an Irresistible Novel is really only 40% of the book while 60% is really about Debunking All Those Dumb Crit Group Writing Rules and assuring us we can safely ignore them I wish I had read Part 1 sixteen years ago It really would have helped back then when I got all that conflicting information that supposedly proved why I couldn t get published Most of this information I had to learn the hard way and over a period of many grueling years It would have been nice to have avoided thatHad that been all this book had to offer I would have felt cheated because it was kind of DUH material for me at this stage Luckily there s a part two and the last 40% of the book is of the kind of meat I was looking for from this title I wish Part 2 could have taken up all the pages that was given to the less useful for me Part 1 and time and energy and space devoted to Part 2 because that is what I needed and wanted However that said Part 2 was indeed meaty and valuable if not uite as long as I d have liked

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The Irresistible Novel review ë 3 Alled rules and instead provides you with a singular goal You must engage your readers from beginning to end Filled with down to earth discussions on the various debates of writing as well as innovative research on neuroscience and reader response this book shows you how toNavigate the various debates on writing fiction showing versus telling purple prose outlining writing description and to dec. I often read writing instruction books in spite of the author s voice This was a happy exception The book was not overly technical or overly chummy but conveyed the author s voice and personality in a positive way He seems like a wonderfully likable guy and although that isn t necessary in all nonfiction it s very helpful with instructional materialThe first part of this book addresses the pervasive and contradictory writing rules which baffle those who want to write good fiction and receive conflicting instructions from both peers and writing experts It s kind of like parenting everyone has their contradictory hills to die on and the hapless newbie has no idea who to listen to This book details arguments for and against rules such as neveralways use prologues or never use adverbs and encourages writers to reflect on what they prefer to read and then decide how they want to tell their own story The second and third parts of this book which are considerably shorter zero in on the concept of reader engagement explaining traditional archetypes and how the brain chemically reacts to different narrative structures and events Even though I have been writing for years and could have passed on this book as beginner oriented I found that it was very helpful clarifying and encouraging No matter where you are on your writing journey this book can be both a helpful tool and a joy to read


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    (Pdf Download) The Irresistible Novel characters Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Jeff Gerke review The Irresistible Novel How to Craft an Irresistible Novel is really only 40% of the book while 60% is really about Debunking All Those Dumb Crit Group Writing Rules and assuring us we can safely ignore them I wish I had read Part 1 sixteen years ago It really would have helped back then when I got all that conflicting information that supposedly

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    review The Irresistible Novel Jeff Gerke ´ 3 review (Pdf Download) The Irresistible Novel All in all one of the better books on writing that I've read to date And one with a twist keep on readingLet's start with the title Wow If you were a budding writer how could resist picking up and reading a book with a promising title like that? So yes of course I fell for the bait and so I guess the author alrea

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    review The Irresistible Novel (Pdf Download) The Irresistible Novel Here's a uniue guide to help you home in on your fiction voice What are your favorite books? And why? How do the authors of these books introduce their characters? What point of view do they use? Do they start with a bang? By answering these and other uestions posed by Jeff Gerke you discover what kind of writer

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    (Pdf Download) The Irresistible Novel I'm thankful for this book because it helped me see both sides of the argument for many many writing rules and decide which way I leaned towards oftenThis book is not about writing thought provoking art by the way It's about writing a book that will engage readers but first and foremost engaging yourself in your own story as its first reader and discovering your writing voice a little betterI highly recommend it to writers who wa

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    review The Irresistible Novel (Pdf Download) The Irresistible Novel This is a book that encourages would be writers not to feel too concerned about rulesguidelines telling its readers to simply ignore or break them It gives a nice positive message but after a few pages it feels repetitive and non committal Still it's a new at least to me approach to the art of writing Worth a look if on

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