Power Up Your Fiction: 125 Tips and Techniques for Next-Level Writing by James Scott Bell

Power Up Your Fiction: 125 Tips and Techniques for Next-Level Writing by James Scott Bell

bell-power.jpegToday, if you want to make fiction a career, your writing has to have that added “something” that turns browsers into readers and readers into fans.

This book will show you how to do it. In a practical, easy-to-understand style, #1 bestselling writing teacher James Scott Bell offers a packed tool chest of “extras”— tips and techniques that will kick your fiction into higher gear. Such as:

  • Plotting for pantsers, and pantsing for plotters.
  • A trick to get you through Act 2.
  • How to craft memorable secondary characters (the “spice” of fiction).
  • The 3 types of opening lines.
  • How to transition from scene to scene.
  • 3 easy ways to strengthen a scene.
  • The right use of flashbacks.
  • How to write a fight scene.
  • Dialogue as action.
  • How to freshen details.
  • A checklist for revision.
Plus, never-before-published entries from Bell’s personal writing notebook, full of craft secrets he discovered or developed over 30 years of writing and teaching.
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