Writing Your First Novel (The Everything Guide to)

Writing Your First Novel (The Everything Guide to)

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For an aspiring novelist, nothing is more intimidating than a blank page or computer screen. This step-by-step guide helps you get past that hurdle, start writing, and cross the finish line to first draft in only twenty-six weeks! This guide covers the entire novel-writing process--from polishing an idea to finding an agent and submitting to publishers.

This practical guide takes you through the ins and outs of writing and publishing your first book, including how to:
• Create authentic characters, engaging plotlines, and believable settings
• Edit for tone, structure, and pacing
• Find the right agent
• Market and sell your work to publishers
• Build a career as a novelist

Complete with writing exercises, inspiring examples, and expert advice from bestselling novelists, this book is an excellent starting place for anyone interested in the art, craft, and business of writing fiction.

ISBN: 9781440509575

Published Date: January 1, 2011

Publisher: Adams Media

Language: English

Page Count: 291

Size: 9.25" l x 7.95" w x 0.69" h