How To Use The Pixar Synopsis-Creation-Tool in 6 Easy Steps

Have a hard time writing a synopsis of your book? This may help

How To Use The Pixar Synopsis-Creation-Tool in 6 Easy Steps

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Writers are asked, before they seek publication, to create a synopsis, a one to three page summary of their book. I found this to be one of the hardest tasks you can face as a writer. I can write a story, but what parts of it go into a synopsis?

Where do I even start? With characters, plot or themes? Should it include dialogue? What tense should it be in, and from whose viewpoint should it be written? Ohh, why do I have to do this? These were the questions that filled my mind as I looked at the blank page.

Many others, those selling anything connected to the power of story, face similar challenges. Stories sell, stories captivate, but how do we condense them?

Pixar story artist, Emma Coats claims that every Pixar film shares the same narrative structure; six synopsis generating sentences:

1. Once upon a time …

2. Every day …

3. One day …

4. Because of that …

5. Because of that …

6. Until finally …

Applied to our service promoting books produces a synopsis as follows:

Once upon a time writers had no other way to find readers, except by praying that the whim of a book reviewer or a high powered editor would land on their work. Every day they would wait patiently for a letter to arrive or a phone call to come and a little piece of them would die as each day turned to night. Then, one day, online social media services such as BooksGoSocial.com created the possibility of reaching readers directly.

Because of that their book can now be seen by a huge numbers of readers and because of that they have possibilities, which were undreamt by previous generations of authors. This leads, not to instant pots of gold, though cash can be earned, but to the joy of finding readers until finally, as they build their reputations, they can reach the heights, which their skills and talents deserve.

Can you condense your work in a similar way? Why not give it a try below in the comments. And if you want to sign up for our services, which provide writers with opportunities they never had before, click here.

From: http://bit.ly/13plThU

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