Teaser Tuesday: The Plot Whisperer Workbook (October 16, 2012)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
The Plot Whisperer Workbook

Challenge yourself to shape your character to reflect unique feelings, ones perhaps that show life differently than those traditionally depicted in stories. Only she feels about her life the way she does.

~ pg 27, Plot Whisperer Workbook

I haven’t picked up a new fiction book since finishing Cinder and now I’m in frantic planning mode for NaNo, so I don’t think I’ll be starting one anytime soon.  Then comes NaNo itself, so I’m wondering if I’ll make my Fall Into Reading goal to read seven more books by December 21.

In preparing for NaNo, I’ve starting working through the Plot Whisperer Workbook. I’ve read The Plot Whisperer, and quite honestly was more confused than anything.  I watched the videos and that helped, but I’m hoping that working through the workbook along side The Plot Whisperer book will help me get at least the framework of a plot together for NaNo.  We’ll see.


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3 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesday: The Plot Whisperer Workbook (October 16, 2012)

  • Posted on October 16, 2012 at 11:35 am

    I had high hopes for the Plot Whisperer, but it really confused me and I had to put it down. I’m sorry I bought it. Thankfully, the other writing books I’ve bought have helped much more.

    • Posted on October 28, 2012 at 1:41 pm

      I like the combination of the Workbook and the Plot Whisperer (and the notes I’ve taken from her videos)…but I’ve found that as far as starting a *new* project, the order of exercises in the Workbook don’t really work for me. Maybe if I was analyzing a first draft or something, it would be helpful…but in the creation process? It’s just the wrong order for me.


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