A Writer’s Guide to Hacking the Reader’s Brain (in 5 Steps)
Penguin Random House
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Fabulous and easy to follow tutorial. Thanks for breaking this down into five steps. This is the best article I’ve read explaining how the character’s flaw, wound, lie they believe — their internal struggle collides with the external goal to create a perfect story. You’ve really done an excellent job explaining it. I had my own “Ah-ha” moment of clarity while reading your article.

I never thought to ask all those questions prior to writing page one, but I see the benefit. Thank you.

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