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Craft of Writing Popular Fiction
By Arlene F. Marks
Popular fiction both engrosses readers and inspires authors.
Every day, more and more writers put pen to paper and
fingers to keyboard, determined to create the next great
romance or adventure. But what makes the best popular
fiction tales so irresistible? How do you create memorable
characters, evocative settings, and compelling plots?
In this insightful and revealing book, Arlene F. Marks
explores not just the tropes and mechanisms of popular
fiction, but also how they work. She takes the reader on a
journey into the world of writing, demystifying the art of
storytelling and explaining the craft of popular fiction.
Learn how to breathe life into your characters, paint
realistic settings, and weave suspenseful plots, producing
stories and novels that will capture the hearts and
imaginations of readers.
Arlene F. Marks is a published author, editor, and teacher
of literacy and writing.
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