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Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel : All the tools you need to write and sell your first novel - Hallie Ephron

Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel

All the tools you need to write and sell your first novel

Paperback Published: 16th December 2010
ISBN: 9781440509575
Number Of Pages: 304

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KEYNOTE: The beginner?s guide to writing a bestseller! 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. AUTHOR: Hallie Ephron is an award-winning book reviewer for the Boston Globe and the author of six novels, including Never Tell a Lie, and of two books about books, including The Bibliophile's Devotional. She also wrote the Edgar-nominated Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock 'Em Dead with Style. An avid reader of novels of all kinds, Ephron teaches at several writing conferences and workshops. SELLING POINTS ? A six-month plan to writing that elusive first novel, from brainstorming and editing to finding the right agent and publisher ? 81 percent of Americans feel they have a book in them?and that they should write it (Jenkins Group) ? Everything? writing books have sold more than 364,000 copies! ? Written by bestselling novelist and Boston Globe book reviewer Hallie Ephron

ISBN: 9781440509575
ISBN-10: 1440509573
Series: Everything®
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 16th December 2010
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 20.3  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.48