Marshall Plan for Novel Writing
Edition: 2001 (Reprint)
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Description: By following this 16-step writing program, any writer can fulfill the dream of completing a novel that is ready to submit to agents and editors. No matter what type of novel the reader wants to write--western to romance to literary to fantasy--this program will work. It breaks down the novel-writing process into small, manageable tasks that even the most inexperienced writers can achieve. Readers will learn how to find a hook, create a conflict, develop a protagonist and set her into motion. Formerly an editor and now a successful literary agent, Marshall knows the marketplace. His expertise illuminates every subject, from insightful advice about choosing the right story to strategies for building that story with an eye toward publication. He includes plenty of diagrams, charts and section sheets to make following the program easier, and there's even a section with proven advice and information for writing effective query letters and submitting manuscripts for publication.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2001
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|How the Plan Works|
|Planning for Success|
|Finding the Perfect Novel for You|
|Shaping Your Story Idea|
|Creating Your Lead|
|Defining Your Other Characters|
|Your Complete Guide to Plotting|
|Getting Off to the Right Start|
|Interweaving Story Lines|
|Surprising the Reader|
|Ending on All the Right Notes|
|How to Write Fiction Like a Pro|
|Putting It All Together|
|Mastering the Modes I: Action, Summary, Dialogue|
|Mastering the Modes II: Feelings/Thoughts and Background|
|Completing a Draft|
|Polishing Your Manuscript|
|How to Be Your Own Editor|
|Applying the Finishing Touches|
|Marketing Your Novel|
|Producing a Knockout Proposal|
|Approaching Agents and Editors|
|A Sample Synopsis|