Writing Fiction for Dummies

Writing Fiction for Dummies

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A complete guide to writing and selling your novel

So you want to write a novel? Great! That?s aworthy goal, no matter what your reason. But don?t settle forjust writing a novel. Aim high. Write a novel that you intend tosell to a publisher. Writing Fiction for Dummies is acomplete guide designed to coach you every step along the path frombeginning writer to royalty-earning author. Here are some thingsyou?ll learn in Writing Fiction for Dummies :

Strategic Planning : Pinpoint where you are on theroadmap to publication; discover what every reader desperatelywants from a story; home in on a marketable category; choose fromamong the four most common creative styles; and learn theself-management methods of professional writers. Writing Powerful Fiction : Construct a storyworld that rings true; create believable, unpredictable characters;build a strong plot with all six layers of complexity of a modernnovel; and infuse it all with a strong theme. Self-Editing Your Novel : Psychoanalyze yourcharacters to bring them fully to life; edit your story structurefrom the top down; fix broken scenes; and polish your action anddialogue. Finding An Agent and Getting Published : Writea query letter, a synopsis, and a proposal; pitch your work toagents and editors without fear.

Writing Fiction For Dummies takes you from being a writer to being an author. It can happen?if youhave the talent and persistence to do what you need to do.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2010.
ISBN: 9780470530702
0470530707
Characteristics: xviii, 362 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Economy, Peter

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