Kris Bock

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Adventures:       suspense and romance in the Southwest


Advanced Plotting

Advanced Plotting, by Chris Eboch, is designed for the intermediate and advanced writer: you’ve finished a few manuscripts, read books and articles on writing, taken some classes, attended conferences. But you still struggle with plot, or suspect that your plotting needs work.

This book can help.

The Plot Outline Exercise is designed to help a writer work with a completed manuscript to identify and fix plot weaknesses. It can also be used to help flesh out an outline. Additional articles address specific plot challenges, such as getting off to a fast start, propping up a sagging middle, building to a climax, and improving your pacing. A dozen guest authors share advice from their own years of experience.

Read the book straight through, study the index to find help with your current problem, or dip in and out randomly — however you use this book, you’ll find fascinating insights and detailed tips to help you build a stronger plot and become a better writer.

Novels

romantic adventure
a treasure hunting adventure in the dramatic and deadly New Mexico desert.
A romantic treasure hunt in the Southwest
action and romance with an Arizona treasure hunt
An artist finds danger and romance when she inherits a New Mexico art camp.
When Audra stumbles on a murder victim in the woods, people aren't happy about her bringing the crime to light.
A young archaeologist stumbles into danger among ancient Southwest ruins.
Write Better
Learn how to analyze your plot, add drama, improve your pacing, develop cliffhangers, and much more.

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