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The Everything Guide to Writing a Novel: From Completing the First Draft to Landing a Book Contract--All You Need to Fulfill Your Dreams

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This step-by-step guide teaches you the tricks of the trade, with advice on all you need to know to compete in the world of fiction. Whether you are seeking to hone your writing style, shape an existing work-in-progress, or begin the submission process to publishers, successfully published novelists Joyce and Jim Lavene give you all you need to know to set you on the fast ...more
ebook, 322 pages
Published June 23rd 2014 by Adams Media Corporation (first published September 10th 2004)
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Umut
Mar 26, 2016 Umut rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Kitap, roman türlerinden başlayarak, kitabın yayınlanmasına hatta pazarlanmasına kadar olan süreci 20 başlık altında incelemiş. Roman yazma sürecindeki her aşama sırayla ele alınmış. Anlatımlar her ne kadar Türkiye şartlarına uyarlanmışsa da genel hatlarıyla Amerikan kültürü, yaşantısı ve yayıncılık anlayışı baz alınmış.

Ne yapmalısınız sorusu, rüya tabirleri ya da kahve falı gibi cevaplanmış. Her şey yuvarlak yorumlarla ve havadan kalan cevaplarla geçilmiş. Net ve “evet, işte bu” dedirten bir fi
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Drew Spevak
Jan 26, 2010 Drew Spevak rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: aspiring writers
This book offers a great deal of information to help one create, develop, organize and build on ideas for writing novels. I found it inspirational to help me tackle a rewrite I've just completed. I highly recommend it.
Up-in
Jul 07, 2015 Up-in rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very informative book! The book was presented in an orderly fashion & easy to read & follow along. The only negative is that some of the websites & links listed at the end were out of date and no longer available.
Fredrick Danysh
A a sic how to book on the steps of writing a novel. Covers choosing genre, developing characters, outlining plot, and other related skills. Also includes refining and polishing your work.
Nastia
i would not recommend it, skip this and go straight to The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing if you're so eager to learn about writing before you write.
Katie Loucks
Great for whoever wants to start a book.
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aka Elyssa Henry and Joye Ames, J.J. Cook, and Ellie Grant

Joyce Lavene and Jim Lavene are a wife and husband team who have written and published more than 70 books since 1999. They live in North Carolina with their family and enjoy cooking, photography and ghost hunting.
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