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The Scene Book by Sandra Scofield
"This was my craft book pick for my second term at the Seton Hill Writing Popular Fiction master's program.

One of the things I often struggle with in my fiction, especially in long fiction, is the meandering scene. Sometimes things just draaaag in..." Read more of this review »
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Dialogue by Robert McKee
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Get this book. If you’ve been frustrated with ‘how to write’ books that are more lifestyle, memoir, and biography, this is the specific direction you’ve been craving. Dense, complete, revelatory, and thoroughly explained.

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Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction by Patricia Highsmith
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Have you ever seen the movies, Strangers on a Train, or, The Talented Mr. Ripley? They were written by Patricia Highsmith, who wrote over 20 novels, and also wrote a helpful little book called, Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction. Note: All fiction ...more
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Michael Pollan
“While it is true that many people simply can't afford to pay more for food, either in money or time or both, many more of us can. After all, just in the last decade or two we've somehow found the time in the day to spend several hours on the internet and the money in the budget not only to pay for broadband service, but to cover a second phone bill and a new monthly bill for television, formerly free. For the majority of Americans, spending more for better food is less a matter of ability than priority. p.187”
Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

J.K. Rowling
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Malcolm Gladwell
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“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
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