Why start from scratch and reinvent storytelling? Instead, use a 7 point plot outline developed from wildly successful novels.
“Blockbuster Books, Broken Down” is a workbook style guide that reveals the structure and elements in huge bestsellers of the last fifteen years, many of which became movies. By breaking down these books, we can see how successful authors are breaking out by satisfying readers’ needs.
Part 1 deconstructs today’s bestsellers and offers insights and keys to blockbusters and the Blockbuster Novel Map.
Part 2 guides you in creating a breakout idea and developing that into a solid plot with a novel map. Build from the ground up with 7 points to ensure your plot will connect with readers.
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Covers these books and more:
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Twilight and The Host by Stephenie Myer
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Maze Runner by James Dashner
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Notebook and Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Part 1: Deconstructing Bestsellers
Does Genre Matter?
Hook, High Concept, & HUGE Stakes
What’s Different About Today’s Blockbusters
The Blockbuster Novel Map
The 7 Point Outline with 3 Act Structure
The Key to Blockbusters
Part 2: Building Your Bestseller
First, Know Thyself
Your Big Idea
The Breakout Idea Checklist
From Idea to Plot
Which Came First: plot or character?
Writing Your Novel
Ways to Improve Your Writing
Make Any Story BIGGER
Writer’s Block: specific cases and how to fix them
Your Novel Map
Novel Map Worksheet
From Novel Map to Outline
Your Setting/ World
Your Setting Notes
*This is a hands-on fiction workshop packed with insights, exercises, and worksheets to quickly teach you breakout plotting and novel development.
Amazon – Kindle ebook and print workbook available