Write that dream novel today!
Write a Novel and Get It Published covers everything from story arcs and themes to characterisation and language, and offers plenty of practical advice for when you face that dreaded writer's block. It also gives you practical writing exercises to refine your skills. Additionally, it guides you toward available creative writing courses and plenty of further reading resources. After the reading the book, you will have a solid framework that will give you the knowledge and confidence not only to write a novel, but to be published.
Introduction; Beginnings; Plot; The eight-point arc; Sub-plot and symbolism; Character; Dialogue; Viewpoint; Setting the scene; Style; Theme; Editing and shaping; The personality of the writer; Support; Marketing; Taking it further--reading, websites and courses
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Nigel Watts taught creative writing from 1989, the year in which he published his first novel, The Life Game. He went on to publish a number of novels for adults and children.Review:
"If you want a creative guide to tackling your first novel, this is the one to get." -- Writing Magazine 20101101 " an analytical and highly practical guide to the craft of novel writing." -- - Writing Magazine 20061114
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071740066