Lester Dent’s Pulp Fiction Master Plot Formula

This past summer I went to Taos Toolbox, a two-week writing workshop in Taos, New Mexico.  Among the many great exercises we did, the inimitable Walter Jon Williams introduced us to Lester Dent’s master plot formula for writing pulp fiction short stories.  (Lester Dent is the classic pulp fiction writer who created Doc Savage.) There are so … More Lester Dent’s Pulp Fiction Master Plot Formula