Build a Better Story contains a wealth of information and advice on fiction writing.
It will provide guidance for both new and experienced fiction writers.
For the newer fiction writers, the book offers a solid approach to beginning a story.
Besides advice on such basics as motivation, characterization and plotting, it offers guides
that can be used to assist in developing the characters and story construction. It also
contains a graphical representation on how to build a story. This flow chart breaks down
the complex construction of writing a story into a series of steps that guide the writer
through the process. At the end, all that is left to do is write the first draft and edit,
edit and edit some more.
Experienced fiction writers will find it a useful guide to break out of the bad writing
habits we all develop over time. They will also find a fresh approach to story design and
construction that will offer them a different way to build their next story.
Based on the author's own experiences, both good and bad, it offers a practical and
unique perspective on the craft of writing a work of fiction.