What makes a story memorable? What keeps readers turning the pages? Lisa Cron explains her tips for writing a story that readers love.
This is a pre-recorded intro as I am currently traveling in Israel. If you want to see the photos, pop over to Facebook.com/JFPennAuthor
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Lisa Cron is a story coach and the bestselling author of Wired for Story and now her new book Story Genius: How To Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages that Go Nowhere)
- How Lisa's new book, Story Genius, follows along from Wired for Story with more practical application for writers.
- Lisa's definition of story and why she would remove The Hero's Journey from that equation.
- Why story is about what is under the surface of what we experience every day.
- How books that are poorly written can sell so well.
- What politicians and advertisers know about the human condition that writers need to pay attention to.
- How Lisa disagrees with Anne Lamott's description of first drafts.
You can find Lisa at www.WiredForStory.com and on twitter @lisacron