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Before You Write Your Novel: Essential Skills for the First-Time Novelist
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date March 24, 2016
Pages 197
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781138186729
ISBN-10 1138186724
Dimensions 0.55 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.74 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $120.00
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Previously available as "Before You Write a Word", Before You Write Your Novel sets out the essential techniques and approaches that lay the perfect foundation for writing your first novel. This concise and readable guide addresses the major stumbling blocks of fiction writing: the importance of planning and structure. This book covers the essential components of novel writing including narrative, story, plot, pace, chronology, character arc and engagement techniques, as well as research, story building, plotting and editing. Using an open and honest approach, feeding from his own experience as a published novelist and creative writing teacher, James McCreet offers a guide to the structural mechanisms of the novel, helping you plan a first draft through to a finished novel.



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Hardcover
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from Routledge (March 24, 2016)
9781138186729 | details & prices | 197 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.55 in. | 0.74 lbs | List price $120.00
About: Previously available as "Before You Write a Word", Before You Write Your Novel sets out the essential techniques and approaches that lay the perfect foundation for writing your first novel.
Paperback
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from Routledge (March 22, 2016)
9781138186736 | details & prices | 197 pages | 3.00 × 5.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.48 lbs | List price $25.95
About: Previously available as "Before You Write a Word", Before You Write Your Novel sets out the essential techniques and approaches that lay the perfect foundation for writing your first novel.

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