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Ules chapter by chapter and gives the and against For Each One And A Small Manifesto For You To each one and a manifesto for you to out at the end proclaiming your stance opinions which you are given permission to change however and whenever you want The first several chapters were very refreshing and satisfying and it was wonderful to stake out where I stood on the rules and forget about the alternate view As this portion went on though I found myself skimming a bita lot of the rules iscussed were little things I idn t care about or had settled in my mind a long time ago I felt like this section Could Have Been Covered In have been covered in a few chapters and then a big you get the idea but there are probably some writers who can really benefit from those chapters tooPART TWO is short and talks about brain chemistry and why certain kinds of stories are likely to elight readers and create a connection with them Again I felt like it could have been summed up uickly but it wasn t too technical which made it approachable and easy to understandPART THREE is in my opinion the real meat of the book having gone through the rules and encouraged you to toss the rulebook Gerke uses Part 3 to explore some very classic formulas archetypes and such that are found in classic popular and beloved fiction Readers connect with these things so if your book contains them it may be compelling as well These are not rules but rather helpful aides to making your reader fall in love with your book if you use them Personally I was uite excited to African Literature discover that my own work in progress contained most if not all of the monomyth hero s journey elements That section was a thrill to readvery encouragingIn summary there is a LOT of good information here and it is not only actionable but exciting to learn I felt it could be shorter in places and once in awhile I was amused to see Gerke suggesting what appear to be rules himselfbut I imagine he probably be the first to point out that they re only guidelines and free to be broken As he teaches in the book the first and most important thing is to hook your reader from beginning to end And The Irresistible Novel is a great resource to help you History of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1886 1918, Vol 2 of 2: Evolution of Its Central Power Station and Alternating Current System; Construction and Operation do that Wow I absolutely loved this book And it s riveting than some fiction I ve read I recommend this to writers who have written a few books It s most helpful if you have some practice with followingnot following writing rules If I Afghani and 'AbduhAn Essay on Religious Unbelief and Political Activism in Modern Islam d read this book a few years ago I have no idea where I stood on a few of the rules he presents But now I could go through each one with him and figure out which way I fell based on the Rehab Doesnt Work - Ibogaine Does descriptions I really enjoyed it and this book along with another Jeff Gerke book Plot vs Character will go on my all time favorite writing craft book list. Ide what kind of novelist you want to beHack your reader's brain to hook her interest and trigger emotional engagement from the very first pageIncorporate enduring elements of storytelling from masters like Joseph Campbell Aristotle and Carl JungReaders want to be swept away by your stories When you eschew the rules and focus on your readers'esires you're free to write truly irresistible ficti. .
The Irresistible NovelFabulous fabulous fabulous I loved this book so much It was informative filled with many tips The fact that nothing was a rule I liked because I hate rules on how to write a good rules on how to write a good This book was engaging amusing and plain amazing This is a book that encourages would be writers not to feel too concerned about rulesguidelines telling its readers to simply ignore or break them It gives a nice positive message but after a few pages it feels repetitive and non committal Still it s a new at least to me approach to the art of writing Worth a look if only for its extensive list of rules and how to break or not break them I m thankful for this book because it helped me see both sides of the argument for many many writing rules and ITS NOT YOUR FAULT decide which way I leaned towards oftenThis book is not about writing thought provoking art by the way It s about writing a book that will engage readers but first and foremost engaging yourself in your own story as its first reader andiscovering your writing voice a little betterI highly recommend it to writers who want to see both sides of the argument for many things they ve heard were rules but weren t sure about and to writers who want to find out for themselves what they want to write I ve t sure about and to writers who want to find out for themselves what they want to write I ve reading a number of books on writing lately and this has been my favorite so far when it comes to reading a book like this cover to cover Some are interesting resources and have useful lists and whatnot but this actually read like a story but the plot was here is a bunch of writing Unfinished Puzzle don t and why people feel this way and when it s ok too it anyway It actually Data Analytics did a great job of explaining why writers are told to 1 not have prologues 2on t use passive voice 3 The Mystery of Risk death to all adverbs and most of your adjectives too my pretty 4 avoid thereaded head hopping of third person omniscient 5 pretty much any other writing advice you may have received gets Here s a uniue guide to help you home in on your fiction voice What are your favorite books And why How Alchemy Arts do the authors of these books introduce their characters What point of viewo they use Do they start with a bang By answering these and other uestions posed by Jeff Gerke you iscover what kind of writer you want to be based on what you love as a readerA I often read writing instruction books in spite of the author s voice This was a happy exception The book was not overly technical or overly chummy but conveyed the author s voice and personality in a positive way He seems like a wonderfully likable guy and although that isn t necessary in all nonfiction it s very helpful with instructional materialThe first part of this book addresses the pervasive and contradictory writing rules which baffle those who want to write goo. Discover Your Voice and Enthrall ReadersThe craft of writing is filled with various ebates Should I include a prologue Should I elete all adverbs from my manuscript Just how much backstory if any can I include in my story These uestions and their often contradictory answers can cause confusion frustration and even paralysis in the writer The Irresistible Novel frees you from the limits of so D fiction and receive conflicting instructions from both peers and writing experts It S Kind Of Like kind of like everyone has Their Contradictory Hills To Die contradictory hills to ie and the hapless newbie has no idea who to listen to This book Aliens Bride Book details arguments for and against rules such as neveralways use prologues or never use adverbs and encourages writers to reflect on what they prefer to read and thenecide how they want to tell their own story The second and third parts of this book which are considerably shorter zero in on the concept of reader engagement explaining traditional archetypes and how the brain chemically reacts to Therapy of Love different narrative structures and events Even though I have been writing for years and could have passed on this book as beginner oriented I found that it was very helpful clarifying and encouraging No matter where you are on your writing journey this book can be both a helpful tool and a joy to read All in all one of the better books on writing that I ve read toate And one with a twist keep on readingLet s start with the title Wow If you were a budding writer how could resist picking up and reading a book with a promising title like that So yes of course I fell for the bait and so I guess the author already Connecting in College demonstrated his success in writing if not an irre How to Craft an Irresistible Novel is really only 40% of the book while 60% is really about Debunking All Those Dumb Crit Group Writing Rules and assuring us we can safely ignore them I wish I had read Part 1 sixteen years ago It really would have helped back then when I got all that conflicting information that supposedly proved why I couldn t get published Most of this information I had to learn the hard way and over a period of many grueling years It would have been nice to have avoided thatHad that been all this book had to offer I would have felt cheated because it was kind of DUH material for me at this stage Luckily there s a part two and the last 40% of the book is of the kind of meat I was looking for from this title I wish Part 2 could have taken up all the pages that was given to the less useful for me Part 1 and time and energy and spaceevoted to Part 2 because that is what I needed and wanted However that said Part 2 was indeed meaty and valuable if Not Uite As Long As I D uite as long as I Feminism and the Women's Movement Dynamics of Change in Social Movement Ideology and Activism Perspectives on Gender d liked I put five stars on but four stars here on Goodreads because the star system is slightlyifferent I really liked it but I m not sure I can go all the way to It was amazing personallyOverall this is a fantastic resource particularly for the writer who is stuck in the paralyzing stage of trying to obey all the rules There are three portions to the book which are sort of uniue from each otherPART ONE goes through various writing Alled rules and instead provides you with a singular goal You must engage your readers from beginning to end Filled with BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 2 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 2: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) down to earthiscussions on the various The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports debates of writing as well as innovative research on neuroscience and reader response this book shows you how toNavigate the variousebates on writing fiction showing versus telling purple prose outlining writing The Arcav Princes Captive (Arcav Alien Invasion, description and toec. ,