You Can Write a Novel, 2nd Edition (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

You Can Write a Novel, 2nd Edition (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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by James V. Smith Jr.
     
 

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Turn Your Big Idea into a Salable Novel

Do you have an idea for a great novel? Have you always dreamed of writing a bestseller? Are you at a loss for where to start? Look no further. You Can Write a Novel, 2nd Edition, gives you concrete, proven techniques to get from idea, to manuscript, to bookstore.

Veteran author James V. Smith, Jr., breaks

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Turn Your Big Idea into a Salable Novel

Do you have an idea for a great novel? Have you always dreamed of writing a bestseller? Are you at a loss for where to start? Look no further. You Can Write a Novel, 2nd Edition, gives you concrete, proven techniques to get from idea, to manuscript, to bookstore.

Veteran author James V. Smith, Jr., breaks down the novel writing process into ten logical steps. You'll start building the foundation for your book right away by taking your story's three most importance incidents from brainstorm to final draft perfection.

Smith's approach will guide you through a practical sequence designed to keep you focused, organized, and moving forward. You Can Write a Novel skillfully and simply addresses the essentials, such as plot, character, setting, dialogue, and action. You'll learn how to generate a salable idea, develop your idea into a framework, and build your framework into a finished manuscript.

This edition includes new brainstorming tools, fresh plot and character organization strategies, and innovative tools to evaluate your story's readability and pacing—plus, you'll find the one-word key to every best-selling novel. And, as always, Smith's upbeat, accessible style will cheer you on from start to finish.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599632667
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
11/02/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

James V. Smith, Jr. is the editor, chief photographer and writer for Montana's largest circulation publication, Rural Montana magazine, an association magazine in the energy industry that routinely wins top national writing and photo awards. Jim has written and published five novels in the military action genre. He also has written and self-published The Creative Corporate.

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