From First Draft To Finished Novel: A Writer's Guide To Cohesive Story Building

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Writer's Digest Books, Sep 19, 2008 - Reference - 263 pages
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Karen Wiesner focuses on how to turn an idea, outline, or early draft into a rich, textured story by layering different elements to create a cohesive, seamless novel.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Planning for and Laying a Foundation
9
Building on the Foundation
24
Strengthening the Foundation
85
Decorating
106
Preparing a Proposal
128
The Cohesive Story
140
Glossary of Terms
142
Story Plan Checklist Exercises
147
Editing and Polishing Exercises
174
Story Plan Checklist Examples
179
Outlining Worksheets
215
Story Checklists
230
Sample Submission Elements
251
Index
260
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Karen Wiesner is the author of the best-selling First Draft in 30 Days, as well as more than forty novels and has been named a leading romance writer by The Writer Magazine. She is author of the Gypsy Road Series, the Angelfire trilogy, Dare to Love series, and the Wounded Warriors series.
www.karenwiesner.com

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