When it comes to writing bestsellers, it's all about the plot. Trouble is, plot is where most writers fall down--but you don't have to be one of them. With this book, you'll learn how to create stories that build suspense, reveal character, and engage readers--one scene at a time. Celebrated writing teacher and author Martha Alderson has devised a plotting system that's as innovative as it is easy to implement. With her foolproof blueprint, you'll learn to devise a successful storyline for any genre. She shows how to: - Use the power of the Universal Story - Create plot lines and subplots that work together - Effectively use a scene tracker for maximum impact - Insert energetic markers at the right points in your story - Show character transformation at the book's climax This is the ultimate guide for you to write page-turners that sell!