“I love it,” the editor said. “I want to buy it.”
Plotting—Keep Those Pages Turning
techniques that will make a decent plot dynamic. Start with a “grab you by the
throat” opening, pack the plot full, maximize your pacing, and use cliffhanger
chapter endings to drive the story forward.
Take this online
course at your own pace. It includes six videos plus handouts with notes and
more resources. Get
Advanced Plotting here.
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You Can Write for
Learn about children’s publishing—opportunities and challenges, genres, age ranges, book and magazine markets, and resources to keep you going. Watch this three-session video course at your own pace. Get You Can Write for Children here.
Chris Eboch is the author of Advanced Plotting. Get Advanced Plotting from Amazon.
Children's writers will get a great overview of writing books for kids in You Can Write for Children: A Guide to Writing Great Stories, Articles, and Books for Kids and Teenagers. It is available in Kindle, in paperback, or in Large Print paperback. Get You Can Write for Children.
Chris Eboch is the author of over 100 books for children, including nonfiction and fiction, early reader through teen. Her novels for ages nine and up include The Eyes of Pharaoh, a mystery in ancient Egypt; The Well of Sacrifice, a Mayan adventure; The Genie’s Gift, a middle eastern fantasy; and the Haunted series, about kids who travel with a ghost hunter TV show, which starts with The Ghost on the Stairs.
Learn more at her website or her Amazon page.
She writes a series with her brother, scriptwriter Douglas J Eboch, who wrote the original screenplay for the movie Sweet Home Alabama. The Felony Melanie series follows the crazy antics of Melanie, Jake, and their friends a decade before the events of the movie. Sign up for the romantic comedy newsletter to get a short story preview, or find the books at Amazon US or All E-book retailers.
the Accidental Detective series, a witty journalist solves mysteries in Arizona and tackles the challenges of turning fifty. Furrever Friends Sweet Romance series In the Accidental Billionaire Cowboys series, a Texas ranching family wins a fortune in the lottery, which causes as many problems as it solves.
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