The sequel to Victoria Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual, her new book, The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual, explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, explaining and illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction.
Victoria includes dozens of examples from the literary canon along with a step-by-step analysis of six brilliant stories from which their genres sprang, as well as discussing the grand art of storytelling, from character arc/narrative arc to three-dimensional graphing, from hunting the ghost tiger to the Tao of theme. Vicroria Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
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About the Author
Victoria Mixon lives in Northern California with her husband and son and has been a professional writer and editor for over thirty years. She is now a freelance independent editor, working with both critically-acclaimed published authors and aspiring unpublished talent. Her popular blog, victoriamixon.com, was voted one of the Top 10 Blogs for Writers. Follow Victoria on Twitter @VictoriaMixon