Over the next 6 months I’ve got writing deadlines breathing down my neck
and looking at me like…
And I’m looking back at my original concepts like…
And the pressure of it all has me in a state of panic like…
So a little over a week ago in my panic stricken state I reached out to my peeps on twitter looking for bookish ways to help streamline my plotting process and get my racing, jumbled thoughts in some sort of order.
You see I only play a cool multi-planner having, washi tape decorating, cucumber on social media.
The chaos in my mind in a big old mess.
So I sent out this tweet:
And here are the books that were recommended to me in response. Thanks so much my twitter friends!
I know some of them will be of help to me (hello 1 click) and I wanted to share them here with you.
Please feel free to add any of your faves in the comments. Thanks and happy writing!
Save The Cat by Blake Snyder
20 Master Plots and How to Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias
GMC: Goal Motivation & Conflict by Debra Dixon –
This one I already have in my library and is a fave http://amzn.to/1UxJvd9
Trough of Hell: How to Wrap Up the Middle of Your Story with Maximum Impact
by H.R. D’Costa http://amzn.to/1UxJLca
Rock Your Plot by Cathy Yardley-
This is another one that I already have in my library and like. http://amzn.to/1UxJRAC
The Plot Whisperer: Secrets of Story Structure Any Writer Can Master
by Martha Alderson
2K to 10K: Writing Faster, Writing Better and Writing More of What You Love
by Rachel Aaron –
another book I have and am a fan of. http://amzn.to/1UxLwWN
Outlining Your Novel Map Your Way To Success by K.M. Weiland –
this is one I just ordered and am getting into. Lots of good points here. http://amzn.to/1PYgq41
Story Trumps Structure: How To Write Unforgettable Fiction By Breaking The Rules
by Steven James http://amzn.to/1K2Fan4
Meanwhile wish me luck with my deadlines because I need to be like this and just do it…
All the best,
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