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Reviewed by Lucinda Weeks for Readers' Favorite
Unlocking the Art of Fiction Writing: The Eight Keys to Writing Great Fiction and Avoiding Dangerous Traps along the Way by Scribendi Inc., researched and written by Bryan Russell, is a gem of a resource guide. Inside readers will find helpful writing tips from numerous famous authors including Stephen King, Anne Enright, and many more. Writers will learn how to open a fiction scene by creating an introduction that grabs the reader, gets them hooked, and reels them in. Plot development, how to avoid using incorrect sentence structure, grammar and punctuation, character creation, and dialogue are among the topics presented here. Writers will also learn how to develop their own unique personal style.
This is sure to be a resource tool that both beginning and advanced fiction writers will turn to time and time again. This handy guide is chock full of excellent information. Writers will learn valuable tools to help them write with a greater sense of clarity and effectiveness. I found this book to contain a wealth of information that is sure to improve my personal writing technique. I would have liked to see lengthier descriptions in some areas, nonetheless a very effective writing tool that no fiction writer should be without! This would make a wonderful addition to any writer’s library. I recommend Unlocking the Art of Fiction Writing: The Eight Keys to Writing Great Fiction and Avoiding Dangerous Traps along the Way by Scribendi Inc. to both beginning and advanced fiction writers.