A Novel in a Year: From First Page to Last in 52 Weeks
  • A Novel in a Year: From First Page to Last in 52 Weeks
  • A Novel in a Year: From First Page to Last in 52 Weeks

A Novel in a Year: From First Page to Last in 52 Weeks

by Louise Doughty
     
 

An essential guide for every aspiring novelist!

The thought of writing a full-length novel can be daunting. But in A Novel in a Year, Louise Doughty makes a seemingly vast and unconquerable task manageable by walking aspiring authors through the different aspects of writing technique in eminently accessible bite-size chunks.

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Overview

An essential guide for every aspiring novelist!

The thought of writing a full-length novel can be daunting. But in A Novel in a Year, Louise Doughty makes a seemingly vast and unconquerable task manageable by walking aspiring authors through the different aspects of writing technique in eminently accessible bite-size chunks. Here are fifty-two chapters offering useful advice on all the facets of writing and exercises designed to help writers of all levels develop confidence and style. Read a chapter a week, and by year's end, you will have accomplished your goal and made it to "the End."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061686382
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,393,043
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Louise Doughty is the author of the novels Crazy Paving, Dance with Me, Honey-Dew, Fires in the Dark, and Stone Cradle, as well as the nonfiction book A Novel in a Year, based on her popular newspaper column. She has written plays for radio and has worked widely as a critic, broadcasting regularly for BBC Radio 4. She lives in London.

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