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Troubleshooting Your Novel - 100 Incredibly Practical Ways to Fix Your Fiction

Troubleshooting Your Novel - 100 Incredibly Practical Ways to Fix Your Fiction

Author: Steven James; Steve Berry (Foreword by)
$29.99(AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 1
Description
Take your story to the next level of excellence!

You've completed the first draft of your novel--now what? Chances are, it's not perfect...at least not yet. In order to increase your chances of getting a literary agent, selling your manuscript to a  publisher, or garnering an audience for your self-published work, you need targeted, practical instruction on tackling the problem areas and weak spots in your story. You need Troubleshooting Your Novel.

In this hand-on, easy-to-use guide, award-winning author Steven James provides helpful techniques and checklists, timesaving tricks of the trade, and hundreds of questions for manuscript analysis and revision. You'll learn how to:
  • ADJUST elements of story progression, from causality, tension, and setbacks to plot twists, climaxes, and endings.
  • DEVELOP authentic, riveting characters by exploring their attitudes, desires, beliefs, and more.
  • LEARN narrative techniques for elements such as dialogue, flashbacks, suspense, voice, subtext, and flow.
  • ENSURE reader engagement by aligning with their expectations, fulfilling promises, and instilling trust.
  • CHECK issues with context and continuity.
You owe your book more than just a polish and a proofread. Strengthen your story, prepare it for the marketplace, and make it the best it can be with Troubleshooting Your Novel.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781599639802
  • : F&W Publications Inc
  • : Writer's Digest Books
  • : September 2016
  • : 1 Inches X 5.5 Inches X 8.44 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : Steven James; Steve Berry (Foreword by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 808.3