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This tag is for questions regarding the plot structure of a fictional work, such as novels, screenplays, or radio dramas.

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What are some famous writing advice such as "How to write novels/plays/screenplay" books published in the 1960's-1980's?

So the background is that I've been doing this mini project trying to track down a plot diagram origin for Antigone which was made in the 20th century and after exhausting JSTOR, NYPL, and my Local ...
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Is the bildungsroman dead for contemporary audiences?

My story can't hide the fact that it is bildungsroman, but there really are few linear year-by-year character reveals on the shelves today. Nothing like The Curious Life of Benjamin Button is coming ...
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Does anybody know a good book on writing novels that covers complex storyweaving, multiplots, or parallel plotting?

Does anybody know a good book on writing novels that covers complex storyweaving, multiplots, or parallel plotting? I have a large collection of how-to-write manuals for screen and novel writing. ...
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How to write a good coup d'état scene?

I'm writing a story with a coup d'état scene where a free nation's government is betrayed and supplanted by a new tyrannical government; and thus, I'd like to know how quality coup d'état scenes are ...
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