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The Plot Machine: Design Better Stories Faster

The Plot Machine Design Better Stories Faster There are a lot of books on story structure but only The Plot Machine presents a step by step guide to designing a story In clear precise language this guide discusses the various types of stories w

  • Title: The Plot Machine: Design Better Stories Faster
  • Author: Dale Kutzera
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • There are a lot of books on story structure, but only The Plot Machine presents a step by step guide to designing a story In clear precise language, this guide discusses the various types of stories we tell, their specific parts, and how they are assembled Say good bye to staring at the blank page waiting for lightning to strike Just put a few coins in the Plot MachineThere are a lot of books on story structure, but only The Plot Machine presents a step by step guide to designing a story In clear precise language, this guide discusses the various types of stories we tell, their specific parts, and how they are assembled Say good bye to staring at the blank page waiting for lightning to strike Just put a few coins in the Plot Machine and design better stories faster.

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    1. This book would not, I think, work very well as an introduction to the subject of story structure. It is however a very useful, and on occasion excellent, complement to other books on the subject. Formidably concise, and free from examples, Kutzera reformulates thoughts and ideas from other books on plot, sometimes, though not always, more distinctly and articulate than the books he borrows from, and he then combines these familiar concepts in innovative and clarifying ways as he lays out the st [...]

    2. Dale Kutzera's The Plot Machine promises 'a step-by-step guide to designing a story'. He takes different elements of story such as goals, desires, flaws, themes, endeavor, hero, obstacles and reversals and the classic three act, hero's journey and shows how to put them together. Being familiar with the classic 'hero's journey' (Joseph Campbell) presented by a plethora of craft books (K M Wieland, 'Save the Cat', etc), at first I didn't find anything particularly new. However, I did appreciate a [...]

    3. Some of the advice seems misguided. ("Conveying such tedious information" as "the political history of a fantasy realm" in a prologue? Sounds like a good way to make a reader shut the book and buy something else.)The rest of the advice is vague. He gives lists of ideas for plot points, etc. but they're not from actual stories. Okay for getting a few ideas, but it doesn't let you see story structure in action.I especially don't recommend the audio version. The author's voice is half a step above [...]

    4. Quick, helpful read. Troublesome that there are so many grammatical errors. but if you can see past them, it's a great primer on story-telling basics.

    5. I bought the audible selection and found this book very informative.I learned some good information but also had to re-listen to quite a bit of complex lists of information that the author probably thought were well known. Only I didnt know them.I listened while I drove so my attention was probably split.It had a bunch of good info and made a ton of sense.

    6. Two stars, only because if you haven't read Joseph Campbell you will definitely get something from this. If you have any knowledge of story structure then you don't need this book. Truly a gigantic waste of my money.

    7. Helpful for novice writersThis was very helpful in getting me to understand what I need to think about for writing a story. It's well laid out, and there are great examples to follow.

    8. Interesting and easy to read!I found a lot in common with this author, mostly in the way I process the info to put them in order.

    9. Dense in the presentation but great info to have. Reviewing or learning this book is a great tool for writers.

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