Get That Novel Written!

Front Cover
Writer's Digest Books, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 198 pages
0 Reviews
In her follow-up to Get That Novel Started! you'll discover why you must get to know your characters as though they were real people; how to avoid "Barney Fife Syndrome", to thwart takeover attempts by secondary characters; what makes the juiciest conflicts; how you can - and why you must - make the stakes climb ever higher for your characters; how to use point of view deftly, to strengthen your storytelling; how to use words as a seasoned writer does - with precision and for effect; why you need to pay attention to your placement of words, sentences, scenes and chapters; and much more. Topics are divided into The Basics and The Finer Points, and most chapters end with exercises.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER THREE
30
A Plot Should Not Be Where
48
Copyright

4 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information