Thursday, June 30, 2016

High-Concept Stories

What comes to your mind when you hear an editor or agent is looking for high-concept stories? Scholarly? Philosophical? Technical? I’ve read many different definitions for the term high-concept fiction, but I’m not sure if I could recognize it. I think MacGyver meets Stephen Hawking, but I'm sure that's wrong.

Below is a link to an article written by guest columnist, Jeff Lyons, on the Writer’s Dig by Brian Klems. Lyons breaks down high-concept fiction into seven characteristics with explanations. Click here to read his article.

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