"The important thing," says the multi-published author, mentor and writing instructor, Vicki Hinze, "is to love what you're doing."
There is no right or wrong way to write a novel, but Hinze shows you one way--her way--which has helped her write and publish
award-winning, bestselling novels, time after time. In this book, she opens her personal toolbox of methods and guides that you
can alter to fit your own process to get your novel started, written, tested, and submitted.
One Way to Write a Novel explains Hinze's techniques for creating memorable characters, plotting, using plot boards, testing ideas,
avoiding common errors that net rejections, building a novel notebook, formatting manuscripts, writing effective dialogue, pacing,
testing novel focus and much, much more--all in a fun and organized way.
As Hinze says, "Your writing is time from your life and because it is, it should be the time of your life!
“Vicki Hinze’s One Way to Write a Novel is an excellent resource. Since I tend to drown under collections of paper, I maintain Ms. Hinze’s suggested novel notebook electronically, and have found her techniques realistic and easy to follow. The concise book emphasizes Ms. Hinze’s ‘techniques for creating memorable characters, plotting, using plot boards, avoiding common errors, building a novel notebook, formatting manuscripts, writing dialogue, handling pasti
The Novel Writer Magazine
“If you’re looking for a concise handbook of novel writing tips and tricks, look no further than bestselling author Vicki Hinze’s One Way to Write a Novel. This is a how-to book with heart. Hinze’s philosophy is that we should do what we love, and clearly Hinze loves to share her knowledge of the craft of writing. One Way to Write a Novel is a quick reference guide for both the beginner and the experienced novelist. It belongs on every writer’s desk, in an
Bestselling Author Debra Webb
“Hinze is a master storyteller. From plotting to polishing, she blazes the path to greatness.”
Vicki Hinze is the award-winning, bestselling author of nearly thirty books and hundreds of articles published in as many as 63 countries. She holds a MBA in Creative Writing and a Ph.D. in Philosophy and is recognized by Who's Who in the World as an author and as an educator.