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The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual

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Published September 2011 by La Favorita Press
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David Fuller
Man, do I wish I'd appreciated earlier how liberating proper story structure is earlier. Like, say, seven drafts of my novel ago.
Victoria Mixon's book is a godsend for writers working on a novel in any genre. She outlines a basic structure for the whole novel in three acts, and then the structure of each, and then breaks that down into rough guidelines as to when in the MS everything appears -- and proceeds to show it at work in a parallel analysis of Edward Anderson's Thieves Like Us, James M.
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I've been a professional writer and editor for more than thirty years and now make my living as an independent editor through my blog on the craft of writing, A. Victoria Mixon, Editor.

I started out on Goodreads reviewing vintage mysteries as I worked my way through my vast (and growing) collection, but, as it turns out, I simply can't keep up with myself.

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