The Everything Guide to Writing A Novel

The Everything Guide to Writing A Novel

From Completing the First Draft to Landing A Book Contract-all You Need to Fulfill your Dreams

Book - 2004
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This step-by-step guide teaches you the tricks of the trade, with advice on all you need to know to compete in the world of fiction. Whether you are seeking to hone your writing style, shape an existing work-in-progress, or begin the submission process to publishers, successfully published novelists Joyce and Jim Lavene give you all you need to know to set you on the fast track to fulfilling your writing dreams!
This authoritative guide shows you how to: Turn your creative idea into a sellable premise Build a strong plot Create realistic characters Develop a first draft Find an agent Market and sell your work to publishers
Whether you're writing literary fiction, a terrifying thriller, a sweeping epic, or a passionate romance, The Everything Guide to Writing a Novel is your essential reference to creating the next bestseller!
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, [2004]
Copyright Date: ℗♭2004
ISBN: 9781593371326
Branch Call Number: 808.3 L387
Characteristics: xii, 305 pages ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lavene, James
Alternative Title: Guide to writing a novel


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