Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling Overview
David Sheppard’s Novelsmithing saved my last novel; his Story Alchemy may well save my work-in-progress. This is the most unusual book on craft I have ever read. My head is popping with new insights on the nature of storytelling, dream and memory, and the blurred line between everyday life and the world of myth. Story Alchemy gives you tools for bringing the stories up from your own psyche. This involves forays through the Iris of Time to meet your narrator, the invasion of your dreams by your characters, and the mental construction of something called a Memory Palace. For all this, the book is surprisingly practical, containing helpful templates for building a theme-based plot, step-by-step meditation techniques designed to deepen understanding of characters, and methods for visualizing scenes while writing them. However, Story Alchemy is not for the faint of heart. It will take you to the threshold of your secret self and challenge you to cross. Only you can decide whether this is a good idea. I have to say: my mind is blown.
Katherine Grace Bond, author, The Summer of No Regrets
Director, TEENWrite workshops
Writing Instructor, Sky Valley Education Center
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David Sheppard was added to my favorite authors list, after reading Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling.
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Ik wilde Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling lezen, een heel interessant boek.
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Never underestimate Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling, I could not put this book down. You must read this!.
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Just Got it, can’t wait to read this book soon!
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Basically, I loved this book. I give the book 5/5 Stars, and this one is getting added to my All-Time Favorites list!
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rakastan tätä kirjaa. sinun pitäisi lukea tämä.
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David Sheppard è un grande scrittore, dovresti leggere questo.
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Before I read Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling, I had read some reviews which had me wondering if this one would be something I'd like, reviews from people whose opinions I trust. It's True, so Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling stayed on my "TBR Someday".
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When I started this book, I wasn't so sure how much I would enjoy it. but reading from David Sheppard's point of view was so refreshing.
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Ein Buchliebhaber wäre daran interessiert, dies zu lesen.
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Thank you to David Sheppard for my honest thoughts.
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Just downloaded this book! Many thanks
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David Sheppard хороший автор, вы не можете пропустить это чтение.
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David Sheppard es uno de los mejores autores nacidos. Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling es un libro interesante.
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le livre que j'ai toujours attendu, je peux enfin le lire maintenant. merci.
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