Issaquah Library 10 West Sunset Way Issaquah, WA 98027
Conflict: What Drives Your Story? Presented by Bob Mayer
***Please note this meeting will be taking place at the Issaquah Library (NOT our regular location, the Library Service Center) and will start at 7:45 instead of 7:00pm.
you say what your book is about in 25 words or less? This is essential to
both writing a tight book and then selling it. We’ll discuss ways to find
and state your original idea so that you stay on course while writing the book
and with which you can excite those you tell it to when trying to sell
it. Conflict drives your story. Not only must conflict escalate
throughout the entire novel, every single scene must have conflict in it.
The Conflict Box is an effective technique for focusing your story on the
protagonist, antagonist, their goals and finding out if you have the necessary
Bob Mayer is a West
Point Graduate, former Green Beret and a NY
Times Bestselling author of factual thrillers. He steeps his stories in
military, historical and scientific facts, then weaves those facts through
fiction creating an exciting ride for the reader. He has over 50 books available in e-book that have sold over 4 million
copies. He’s been on bestseller lists in thriller, science fiction,
suspense, action, war, historical fiction and is the only male author on the
Romance Writers of America Honor Roll.