Plot Perfect: How to Build Unforgettable Stories Scene by Scene

Plot Perfect: How to Build Unforgettable Stories Scene by Scene

Build an Exceptional Plot, One Scene at a Time!

Think of your favorite story—the one that kept you turning pages late into the night, the one with a plot so compelling, so multilayered, so perfect that you couldn't put it down. How can you make your own plots--in your novels, short stories, memoirs, or screenplays—just as irresistible?

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Plot Perfect provides the answer. This one-of-a-kind plotting primer reveals the secrets of creating a story structure that works–no matter what your genre. It gives you the strategies you need to build a scene-by-scene blueprint that will help elevate your fiction and earn the attention of agents and editors.

Inside, literary agent, editor, and author Paula Munier shows you how to:

  • Devise powerful plots and subplots and weave them together seamlessly
  • Organize your scenes for the greatest impact
  • Develop captivating protagonists, worthy antagonists, and engaging secondary characters
  • Use dialogue, setting, tone, and voice to enhance your plot
  • Layer, refine, and polish your storyline
  • Define your story in terms of its theme

Filled with writing exercises, plotting templates, and expert advice, Plot Perfect helps you dive into the intricacies of plot—and write a compelling story that readers won’t be able to resist.

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Tag: Skillful
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Publication Year: 2014
ASIN: B00PMIGWKC
ISBN: 9781599638140
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Having heard Paula Munier present her Plot Perfect plotting system, I've witnessed firsthand the enthusiastic response of published and unpublished writers. I think it's just the kind of system writers are looking for. As an editor, published author, and now agent, Paula has a unique perspective to share, and she knows how to convey even complicated ideas in ways that are easy even for novices to grasp.
– Hallie Ephron
Nothing can be more challenging for a writer than plot. The best storylines are the ones that resonate with readers even as they keep turning the pages. This theme-based plotting system—accessible, organized and unique—is an essential guide for creating a compelling storyline that wows readers and critics alike—whether you're plotting your first novel or your tenth!
– Hank Phillippi Ryan, Mary Higgins Clark, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity winning author
Paula Munier's Plot Perfect system is incredibly useful for experienced novelists and beginners alike. I was recently introduced to the system at a workshop, and I'm already using it to great effect! Plot Perfect is an invaluable tool for any writer.
– Steve Ulfelder, Edgar-nominated author of Shotgun Lullaby
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