Plot It > Think like a Pro, ch. 3A

 One Guiding Decision : Plot It

We have ONE GUIDING DECISION for our writing, and that's related to Plot. However, the preliminary Plot Decision is to determine which of the 7 types of plot we're writing. Everything else comes from that ... even if we're writing avant garde literary fiction. The decision we makes builds the foundation.

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Think like a Pro: New Advent for Writers is copyright 2017, with the revised edition in 2018.

We discuss 

Atonement, Ian McEwan (film and book)

the classic fairy tale of Cinderella

Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey

Deborah Moggach's The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (film)

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

the film Bonnie & Clyde

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

The book also discusses Peter Benchley's Jaws (film), Tyler Perry's Good Deeds, Homer's Odyssey, one nonfiction by Bill Bryson entitled A Walk in the Woods, Tragedy of Macbeth by Shakespeare, and the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast.


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Christopher Booker's 7 Basic Plots

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