During the week Robert J. Ray was a teacher. On weekends he learned the fiction writer's craft and produced his first novel. He ended up selling six books in six years. The same success as a writer can happen to you.
His step-by-step program, the same one he uses himself and teaches in his popular fiction-writing class, organizes your writing around the weekends. Each weekend you work through the basics of character, scene, and plot, the construction of the novel in scenes and chapters, and the actual writing and editing of your book.
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Robert J. Ray is the author of eight novels, including the acclaimed Matt Murdock Mystery series, and has also written several practical writing guides. Bret Norris is an experienced writer and successful literary agent.
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Book Description Dell, 1993. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Robert J. Ray unlocks the mystery of writing a mystery in this practical, useful guide. Through the use of developmental writing exercises and examples from famous writers of the genre, he divides the writing process into fifty-two weekend work sessions, each beginning with the definition of the task and its purpose, and leading into the exercises that will become the basis of the mystery.From assembling the elements through character, scene, and plotting, to drafting and editing, and finally marketing the novel to a publisher, "The Weekend Novelist Writes A Mystery" provides all the elements to complete a mystery novel in just fifty-two weekends. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0440505941
Book Description New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dell Books, 1994. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 14,024
Book Description Dell, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0440505941
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Book Description Dell, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110440505941