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500 Ways To Write Harder
     

500 Ways To Write Harder

by Chuck Wendig
 
"Chuck Wendig's Confessions of a Freelance Penmonkey is full of the kind of writing advice I wish I'd gotten in school. Practical, brutally honest, and done with the kind of humor that will make it stick in your brain. Whether you're a veteran writer or new to the craft, you'll find something useful in here.

Plus he says �fuck� a lot, so, you know, there's

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"Chuck Wendig's Confessions of a Freelance Penmonkey is full of the kind of writing advice I wish I'd gotten in school. Practical, brutally honest, and done with the kind of humor that will make it stick in your brain. Whether you're a veteran writer or new to the craft, you'll find something useful in here.

Plus he says �fuck� a lot, so, you know, there's that." -- Stephen Blackmoore, author of Dead Things

500 Ways To Write Harder aims to deliver a volley of micro-burst idea bombs and advisory missiles straight to your frontal penmonkey cortex. Want to learn more about writing, storytelling, publishing, and living the creative life? This book contains a high-voltage dose of information about outlining, plot twists, writer's block, antagonists, writing conferences, self-publishing, and more.

All this, straight from terribleminds.com, one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers (Writer's Digest).

Contains the following chapters:

25 Bad Writer Behaviors
25 Hard Truths About Writing & Publishing
25 Steps To Becoming A Self-Published Author
25 Steps To Edit The Unmerciful Suck Out Of Your Story
25 Things To Do Before You Start Your Novel
25 Things You Should Know About Antagonists
25 Things You Should Know About Conventions & Conferences
25 Things You Should Know About Metaphor
25 Things You Should Know About Narrative Point-of-View
25 Things You Should Know About Outlining
25 Things You Should Know About Worldbuilding
25 Things You Should Know About Young Adult Fiction
25 Things Writers Should Beware
25 Things Writers Should Know About Traveling
25 Turns, Pivots and Twists To Complicate Your Story
25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer
25 Ways To Get Your Authorial Groove Back
25 Ways To Survive As A Creative Person
25 Ways To Unstick A Stuck Story
25 Writer Resolutions
Appendix: 50 Rantypants Snidbits Of Writing And Storytelling Advice

Product Details

BN ID:
2940149606429
Publisher:
Terribleminds
Publication date:
04/22/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
985,413
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Chuck Wendig is the author of The Kick-Ass Writer, Blackbirds, Mockingbird, The Cormorant, The Blue Blazes, Under the Empyrean Sky, and more. He is also co-writer of the Emmy-nominated digital narrative, Collapsus, and is keeper of the blog terribleminds.com, named as one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writer's Digest.

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