How to Write A Novel in 100 Days: With tips about agents, editors, publishers and self-publishing

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For anyone who has a story that needs to be told ... or who dreams of writing and publishing a novel ... or who has ever thought, "I could have written that book!" now there is a practical, inspirational and dependable guidebook that will skillfully coach the first-time novelist from idea stage to publishable manuscript.

In HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL IN 100 DAYS, bestselling author and veteran writing teacher John Coyne guides the beginning or experienced novelist with a proven daily ...

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Overview

For anyone who has a story that needs to be told ... or who dreams of writing and publishing a novel ... or who has ever thought, "I could have written that book!" now there is a practical, inspirational and dependable guidebook that will skillfully coach the first-time novelist from idea stage to publishable manuscript.

In HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL IN 100 DAYS, bestselling author and veteran writing teacher John Coyne guides the beginning or experienced novelist with a proven daily formula that he has used to write and publish a dozen widely read novels. Packed with advice, tips, encouragement, tasks, wisdom, questions and inspiration from Day 1 to Day 100, Coyne's easy-to-follow manual will steer writers of all abilities to a finished, full-length, publishable manuscript in as little as four months.

"The only two things you need to write a novel are the ability to write a simple English sentence and the desire to write," says Coyne in the book's introduction. "You can do it." That fundamental belief and Coyne's unwavering encouragement permeate HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL IN 100 DAYS. It's like having your own personal writing coach constantly at your side.

Coyne has devoted a lifetime to the written word - as a student, a journalist, an author, an editor and a teacher. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in English literature. He has been published in national magazines such as Smithsonian, Glamour, TV Guide and Travel & Leisure. He is the bestselling author of 12 novels and a total of more than 25 books of fiction and nonfiction in many genres, including mystery, horror, romance, sports, history and instructional/how to.

Coyne's impressive teaching credentials are also evident in this, his newest book. He has taught creative writing at the high school and college levels, conducted writing workshops in major cities throughout the United States and online, and taught English and writing in Africa.

HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL IN 100 DAYS is the culmination of Coyne's vast experience and success as a novelist and a teacher, an indispensible guide that will help "unlock" amazing stories waiting to be told by anyone who dares to be a writer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935925279
  • Publisher: Peace Corps Writers
  • Publication date: 9/18/2013
  • Pages: 238
  • Sales rank: 798,148
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

John Coyne is a seven-time bestselling author who has written more than 25 books of fiction and nonfiction. His dozen novels have been published in the United States and many other countries. Coyne has conducted numerous writing workshops and taught English, writing and creative writing in the United States and abroad. He lives in Pelham Manor, New York.

Novels by John Coyne: The Caddie Who Won the Masters, The Caddie Who Played with Hickory, The Caddie Who Knew Ben Hogan, Child of Shadows, Fury, The Hunting Season, Brothers & Sisters, The Shroud, Hobgoblin, The Searing, The Piercing, The Legacy.

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