Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (And Live to Tell About It)

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Writer's Digest Books, Sep 20, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 240 pages
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Find the focus, energy, and drive you need to start—and finish—your book

Everyone has dreamed of writing a book, but so many start writing only to stall out due to writer’s block, mental fatigue, and other challenges. Write-A-Thon helps you overcome those stumbling blocks and complete your book once and for all. And you don’t have to type away for years on end. Here’s a plan that’ll help you write your book—in twenty-six days!

Write-A-Thon gives you the tools, advice, and inspiration you need to succeed before, during, and after your writing race. Solid instruction, positive psychology, and inspiration from marathon runners will give you the momentum to take each step from here to the finish line.Start out well prepared: Learn how to train your attitude, your writing, and your life—and plan your novel or nonfiction book.Maintain your pace: Get advice and inspiration to stay motivated and keep writing. Bask in your accomplishment: Find the best ways to recover and move forward once the marathon is over and you have a completed manuscript in hand.Writing a book in twenty-six days may seem impossible—especially if you don’t write full time—but in Write-A-Thon, Rochelle Melander will teach you the life skills, performance techniques, and writing tools you need to finish your manuscript in less than a month—guaranteed!

 

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User Review  - annertan - LibraryThing

Not much here in terms of tips that you can't find elsewhere. I thought it would help me with plotting so that I could get a book written in a short amount of time. But this is not a plotting book, more of a personal encouragement book saying that you can do it, but does not tell you how. Read full review

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User Review  - NiinaC - LibraryThing

I have never come across book that lets you know how to get a novel out and not dance around it and your writing issues - that as effective as this! I've got a Project Journal now, and a Story Bible ... Read full review

Contents

Recovery
201
Index
226
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About the author (2011)

Rochelle Melander is an author and professional coach. She has written nine commercially published books for the spiritual market, more than 100 articles and publishes two popular e-zines: Right Now! Notes and Write Now! Weekly Writing Tips. Melander has also written educational materials and many articles for a variety of publications including Citigal Magazine, The Lutheran, Highlights for Children, Youthtalk, Women’s Touch, Decision, and Light and Life.

Melander began her professional career as an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Since 2000, she has been the editor of the popular devotional periodical The Word in Season. In 2007, she branded herself as The Right Now!/Write Now! Coach. In 2006, Melander founded Dream Keepers Creative Writing Workshop, a writing group for at-risk tween and teens in the inner city of Milwaukee. Their work has been lauded by Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee and featured on Wisconsin Public Radio.

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