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Writers' & Artists' Guide to How to Write

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This book tells you how to write novels and narrative non-fiction for publication. It teaches the core skills of story-telling: story, character, prose style, and a whole host of attendant tools that you'll need in order to be successful and to please your agent, publisher and audience.
Author(s)
Harry Bingham
Published Date
24 May 2012
ISBN
9781408157176
Format
Paperback
Dimensions
210 x 148mm
Price
£16.99

Overview

This book is all about writing for publication. How to plan, create and edit work that will sell. How to write a book that you'll be proud of- and which might yet launch you on a new career.

Crammed with examples (positive and negative) from successful authors, this essential guide is for writers of every genre: fiction and narrative non-fiction, literary and commercial, adults and children. This guide tells you how to:

- Understand your market
- Plan your novel or memoir
- Develop strong, empathetic characters
- Structure and maintain a compelling plot
- Ensure that your prose style is strong enough to carry your story
- Polish your work until it shines