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How to Write Your First Novel

How to Write Your First Novel
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ISBN: 978-87-403-0617-0
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Pages : 41
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This guide is Chock-full of quotes from other writers and will both inspire and make you familiar with the road ahead of you as you write.

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Description

A quick guide on how to harness your urge to write a novel, navigate the shoals in your first, second and third drafts – with tips on everything from whether to use a coach, your voice in the novel, what makes a great character to how to find the time in your life to write. This guide is Chock-full of quotes from other writers and will both inspire and make you familiar with the road ahead of you as you write.

At the end are some notes on finding an agent and whether or not to self-publish. Happy writing!

Content

  1. The time is now
  2. Do I need a coach?
  3. What should I write about?
  4. Location, location, location
  5. What makes up a great character?
  6. Your story will now unfold
  7. It’s all in the voice
  8. Oh, when do I find the time?
  9. Now you can dive in
  10. Cleaning the chaff
  11. The words, the words, the words
  12. Your first readers
  13. Scat thoughts: Epilogues, Prologues, Epistolary novels, Titles and other choices
  14. Selling your novel
  15. To self-publish or not?

About the Author

Gay Walley is a writer in New York. She is a writing coach (nycwritingcoach.com) and ghostwriter for people’s memoirs. She has worked in advertising and marketing as a writer for much of her career.

Not only has she published on bookboon.com, but you can also find her published novels on Amazon:

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Timothy Hickle ★★★★★

This book is very informative, and it helped give me concrete ideas on how I would need to start.