Posts tagged structure
Newcomer by Keigo Higashino: How to Read Like a Writer

One way to study writing and improve your skills is to read like a writer, especially books that challenge your way of thinking about stories. Newcomer by Keigo Higashino is murder mystery with an nontraditional structure. Read his novel to learn how to develop a spiral story structure, characters, and setting.

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The Flower Man by Mark Ludy: How to Read Like a Writer

There are many ways to tell a story. It can be written, spoken, sung, even shown through images. Mark Ludy illustrates how one man can change a community through wordless, vibrant images in The Flower Man. If you need to brush up your characterization and body language techniques, start with this book.

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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur: How to Read Like a Writer

If you want to take your readers on an emotional journey and focus on the internal conflicts of your characters, read Milk and Honey. Rupi Kaur uses the hurting, the loving, the breaking, and the healing of her life to create an emotional story arc in her poetry collection. Through different points of view, form, and the economy of words, she brings emotional truths to the forefront of her text.

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