Lester Dent’s Master Plot Formula

About a week ago, I posted Mark Teppo's Outline Your Novel in 90 Minutes. At the end of the outlining process, he suggested several other tools people could use to figure out what style or approach is best for them. One of those tools was Lester Dent's Master Plot Formula. Lester Dent (1904-1959) was a pulp fiction …

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Outlining Your Novel in 90 Minutes

In closing down my old blog, there are a few more posts I would like to transfer over because I feel they have value. And with Norwescon 38 (2015) coming up in two weeks, I thought I would start with this one.    Flipping through my panel notes from past conventions, (this one from Norwescon 2011) I came …

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