How I Wrote My First Book: the story behind the story [NOOK Book]


Twenty authors tell amazing stories about the efforts that went into writing their first book.

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How I Wrote My First Book: the story behind the story

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Twenty authors tell amazing stories about the efforts that went into writing their first book.

Christine Amsden ~ "My Million Words of Crap"
Darrell Bain ~ "The Story Behind The Pet Plague"
Mayra Calvani ~ "Tips on Writing Your First Novel"
Lee Denning ~ "Two Beginnings"
Ginger Hanson ~ "Ten Lessons I Learned..."
Toby Fesler Heathcotte ~ "The Manuscript from a Mystifying Source"
Darby Karchut ~ "Wings"
Linda Langwith ~ "The Serendipity Factor"
Stephanie Osborn ~ "How a Rocket Scientist Becomes a Writer"

Plus articles from Bob Boan, D Jason Cooper, Susan Goldsmith, Aaron Paul Lazar, Celia A. Leaman, Beverly Stowe McClure, Gerald Mills, Erica Miner, Bob Rich, Dorothy Skarles and Dan Starr.
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Editorial Reviews

Bluedolphin Crow
...Whether you are a published author or dreaming of becoming one...I feel this book is a must read. You never know when real life experiences of others will help you through trying times in your life. This book is no exception. Sit back and enjoy the twenty journeys inside.

I loved and learned so much from this book that I have decided to have this be the first book to kick off my book club in my forum.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013612983
  • Publisher: Twilight Times Books
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 234
  • Sales rank: 879,897
  • File size: 766 KB

Meet the Author

Anne K. Edwards writes what she reads--mysteries. Death on Delivery is her second book, the first in the Hannah Clare series. Anne lives on a small farm in southern Pennsylvania with several cats and horses. Her interests other than reading and writing are meeting new people, traveling and talking to other authors.

Anne is a member of and reviews books for and Reader to Reader.

Lida Quillen is an author, editor, publicist and web master. She is the founder and owner of Twilight Times Books, Paladin Timeless Books, and Twilight Trade Books as well as Twilight Times ezine.

She shares the knowledge and experience gleaned from her internet endeavors in a non-fiction book, Practical Tips for Online Authors. Lida is also working on a new book, Practical Tips for Small Press Publishers containing dozens of no cost and low-cost marketing and promotion tips.
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