• The Secrets of Story

  • Innovative Tools for Perfecting Your Fiction and Captivating Readers
  • By: Matt Bird
  • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (724 ratings)

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The Secrets of Story is a revolutionary and comprehensive writing guide for the 21st century, focused on clever ways to get an audience to fully identify with an all-too-human hero. Authors will learn to how to cut through pop culture noise and win over a jaded modern audience by rediscovering the heart of writing: shaping stories that ring true to our shared understanding of human nature. Providing conversational advice that spans multiple disciplines - from fiction to film to creative nonfiction - Matt Bird's insightful techniques allow characters to come alive and stories to reach a new level of appeal.

©2016 Matt Bird (P)2016 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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