A Novel in a Year: From First Page to Last in 52 Weeks

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HarperCollins, Dec 30, 2008 - Reference - 272 pages
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An essential guide for every aspiring novelist!

The thought of writing a full-length novel can be daunting. But in A Novel in a Year, Louise Doughty makes a seemingly vast and unconquerable task manageable by walking aspiring authors through the different aspects of writing technique in eminently accessible bite-size chunks. Here are fifty-two chapters offering useful advice on all the facets of writing and exercises designed to help writers of all levels develop confidence and style. Read a chapter a week, and by year's end, you will have accomplished your goal and made it to "the End."

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Novels. Some go on to become classics, beacons of their generations and examples for writers who will be. Others fall out of print and into obscurity, mere flotsam to the winds of time. Do you have ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Louise Doughty is the author of the novels Crazy Paving, Dance with Me, Honey-Dew, Fires in the Dark, and Stone Cradle, as well as the nonfiction book A Novel in a Year, based on her popular newspaper column. She has written plays for radio and has worked widely as a critic, broadcasting regularly for BBC Radio 4. She lives in London.

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