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Don't Sweat Your Synopsis. Just Write It! 8 Easy Tips
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Imagine summarizing one of your favorite classics in a synopsis. Whether we're talking
Pride and Prejudice
, that synopsis would be a snoozer, since it's just a pitch giving the highlights of the plot. No pretty language. No tension. Just an outline in prose form.
First-Time Authors, Be At Peace -- Taming 'The Dreaded Synopsis'
Published author, historian, filmmaker and social advocate
We writers tend to love our words, and the biggest mistake we seem to make when facing the prospect of having to condense them for something like this, is that we try to re-write the book all over again.
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