How I Wrote My First Book: the story behind the story

How I Wrote My First Book: the story behind the story

by Anne K. Edwards, Lida E. Quillen

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Twenty authors tell amazing stories about the efforts that went into writing their first book.

Christine Amsden ~ "My Million Words of Crap"
Darrell Bain ~ "The Story Behind The Pet Plague"
Mayra Calvani ~ "Tips on Writing Your First Novel"
Lee Denning ~ "Two Beginnings"
Ginger Hanson ~ "Ten Lessons I Learned..."
Toby Fesler Heathcotte ~ "The Manuscript from a Mystifying Source"
Darby Karchut ~ "Wings"
Linda Langwith ~ "The Serendipity Factor"
Stephanie Osborn ~ "How a Rocket Scientist Becomes a Writer"

Plus articles from Bob Boan, D Jason Cooper, Susan Goldsmith, Aaron Paul Lazar, Celia A. Leaman, Beverly Stowe McClure, Gerald Mills, Erica Miner, Bob Rich, Dorothy Skarles and Dan Starr.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940013612983
Publisher: Twilight Times Books
Publication date: 02/15/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 234
Sales rank: 328,466
File size: 784 KB

About the Author

Anne K. Edwards writes what she reads--mysteries. Death on Delivery is her second book, the first in the Hannah Clare series. Anne lives on a small farm in southern Pennsylvania with several cats and horses. Her interests other than reading and writing are meeting new people, traveling and talking to other authors.

Anne is a member of and reviews books for and Reader to Reader.

Lida Quillen is an author, editor, publicist and web master. She is the founder and owner of Twilight Times Books, Paladin Timeless Books, and Twilight Trade Books as well as Twilight Times ezine.

She shares the knowledge and experience gleaned from her internet endeavors in a non-fiction book, Practical Tips for Online Authors. Lida is also working on a new book, Practical Tips for Small Press Publishers containing dozens of no cost and low-cost marketing and promotion tips.

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