The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new—Samuel Johnson
Books are made, not like children, but like pyramids, with a well thought-out plan — Gustave Flaubert
Got an idea for a novel but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you've started work only to find you now have an amorphous lump of prose or the momentum has stalled. Develop structure and find the dramatic energy in your story. Analyse the key elements of for successful plotting and acquire tools to help you structure your work with the goal of maximising the emotional impact of your stories.