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The Novel Writer's Toolkit: From Idea to Best-Seller

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Writing a novel and getting it published: That's your goal. And nothing will keep you from making it happen. Such a goal, of course, presents a number of challenges. Make sure you have the tools you need to overcome them and succeed.

In THE NOVEL WRITER'S TOOLKIT, NY Times Best-Selling author Bob Mayer shares a veteran writer's hard-won advice with a style that's straight from the hip. He lays out the nuts and...

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Overview

Writing a novel and getting it published: That's your goal. And nothing will keep you from making it happen. Such a goal, of course, presents a number of challenges. Make sure you have the tools you need to overcome them and succeed.

In THE NOVEL WRITER'S TOOLKIT, NY Times Best-Selling author Bob Mayer shares a veteran writer's hard-won advice with a style that's straight from the hip. He lays out the nuts and bolts of novel writing, along with guidelines for starting, finishing and revising your work.

You'll learn how to:
Develop story-worthy ideas Translate those ideas into a compelling plot-- one that keeps readers mesmerized Pace your story for maximum excitement Create realistic, complicated characters Submit attention-getting manuscripts

Self-contained chapters make it easy to focus on the just the elements you need. Take in the advice, sharpen your skills, and hit the ground running.
Mayer provides all the reliable information and instruction you need to make your dreams of publication come true.

What are you waiting for? THE NOVEL WRITER'S TOOLKIT ensures that you're properly equipped for success!

"An invaluable resource for beginning and seasoned writers alike. Don't miss out."
#1 NY Times Best-Selling Author Terry Brooks

"Something for every writer, from neophyte to old hand. My hat is off to Bob." Best-Selling Myster Writer Elizabeth George

"A book to inspire, instruct and challenge the writer in everyone."
#1 NY Times Best-Selling Author Susan Wiggs

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Editorial Reviews

John Tullius
"Fiction writers everywhere will have the advantage of Bob Mayer's teaching wisdom."
Susan Wiggs
“A book to inspire, instruct and challenge the writer in everyone.”
#1 NY Times Best-Selling Author Susan Wiggs
Elizabeth George
"Something for every writer. My hat is off to Bob."
Terry Brooks
"An invaluable resource for beginning & seasoned writers. Don't miss out."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935712299
  • Publisher: Who Dares Wins
  • Publication date: 7/19/2011
  • Pages: 214
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob is the best-selling author of over 40 books. He is a West Point graduate, served in the Infantry and Special Forces (Green Berets): led an Infantry platoon and then Battalion and Brigade level Reconnaissance platoons; commanded an A-Team and as a Special Forces battalion operations officer; commanded a training company, and was an instructor/writer at the JFK Special Warfare Center & School at Fort Bragg. He also served in Special Operations Western Command on a variety of classified assignments. He has been studying, practicing and teaching change, team-building, leadership and communication for over thirty years. He is the Co-Creator of Who Dares Wins Publishing.
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