Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel By Lisa Cron
Following on the heels of Lisa Cron’s breakout first guide, Wired for Story, this writing information reveals how to use cognitive storytelling methods to construct a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting story.
It’s each novelist’s best worry: pouring their blood, sweat, and tears into writing tons of of pages solely to understand that their story has no sense of urgency, no inner logic, and so is a web page one rewrite.
The prevailing knowledge within the writing group is that there are simply two methods round this drawback: pantsing (winging it) and plotting (specializing in the exterior plot). Story coach Lisa Cron has spent her profession discovering why these strategies don’t work and developing with a highly effective various, primarily based on the science behind what our brains are wired to crave in each story we learn (and it’s not what you assume).
In Story Genius Cron takes you, step-by-step, via the creation of a novel from the primary glimmer of an thought, to a full multilayered blueprint—together with totally realized scenes—that evolves into a first draft with the authority, richness, and command of a riveting sixth or seventh draft.