In this IPPY and NIEA Award-winning guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs....
Aristotle "Aris" Thibodeau is 12 and a half years old and destined for greatness. Ever since her father's death, however, she's been stuck in the small town of Kanuga, Georgia....
Struggling to finish your novels? Learn how to tweak your workflow process and write one in only five days! After taking way too long to write a fantasy epic, author and educator Scott King refined....
These dynamic 24 lectures are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction....
The book divides the process of novel writing into six easy steps. Each step becomes a chapter that gives you complete insight and knowledge....
Have you always longed to write a novel? In Write Your Novel! From Getting Started to First Draft, I aim to inspire you with the confidence to do just that. With this book, I'll be your cheerleader, your hand holder. We'll work on your mind-set, find sources of support, and deal with procrastination issues. I'll help you carve out the time to write, and together we'll smash through the excuses that are holding you back.
What else? Do you need help in finding ideas? Worried where to start? Unsure whether writing software is right for you? Confused about how to plan your novel? No problem! We cover all these issues and more. Every section ends with an action plan, so you're raring to go!
I've included two chapters on plotting and another with writing advice. That way, once you've finished Write Your Novel!, you'll have an outline in place - one that will inspire you to get going, and you'll know how to start. My aim is to prepare you to write your novel as soon as you've completed the exercises in this book.
Write Your Novel! is for you if you've always wanted to write a novel but:
You might be:
So if you've always yearned to be a novelist, but you're unsure how to begin...why not buy Write Your Novel! and get started?
This book is fantastic for a new writer.
Encouraging - it helps you get motivated to get started, deal with critics and obstacles, and keep going.
Practical - it has lots of useful tips for making the writing happen even if you get distracted.
Concise - it's not bloated and doesn't take long to get through.
I'm on my second listen because there are lots of great ideas and many I have probably not taken to heart yet. The book has a very conversational style which works well for audio.
If you've ever wanted to write a book, get into this one first.