The Word-Loss Diet

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Tighten and tone your writing style, and use simple revision tricks to slim down your manuscript. Shed thousands of words without changing the plot.

Strip away the word fat and reveal the muscle of your unique author voice.

This book is short, but potent.

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The Word-Loss Diet (Writer's Craft, #3)

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Overview

Tighten and tone your writing style, and use simple revision tricks to slim down your manuscript. Shed thousands of words without changing the plot.

Strip away the word fat and reveal the muscle of your unique author voice.

This book is short, but potent.

It is perfect for
- self-editing before you submit your book to agents and publishers, or before self-publishing
- understanding why your stories get rejected, or why so few readers buy your book after downloading the sample chapters
- taking your writing craft skills to the next level
- polishing your writing style for the move from amateur to professional

The book is based on Rayne Hall's popular class of the same title which has helped many writers shed word weight and develop a leaner, stronger writing style. Some authors say the class was the best investment they ever made. Now you can study the techniques in book form at your own pace.

Please note: This book assumes that you have some fiction writing experience. You'll benefit most if you've already mastered the basics of the craft and want to learn specialist techniques. It is not recommend for absolute beginners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781500604448
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/23/2014
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Rayne Hall has published more than fifty books in several languages under several pen names with several publishers in several genres, mostly fantasy, horror and non-fiction. She is the author of the bestselling Writer's Craft series and editor of the Ten Tales anthologies.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2013

    Word Loss Diet was an essential to tighten my style. It helped

    Word Loss Diet was an essential to tighten my style. It helped me identify specific areas to cut while improving flow. The first chapter I worked the techniques through, I cut from 3,400 to 2,950 words. The end result was a smoother chapter with improved impact

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