Your Writing Coach: From Concept to Character, from Pitch to Publication – Everything You Need to Know About Writing Novels, Non-fiction, New Media, Scripts and Short Stories

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Dec 9, 2011 - Reference - 288 pages
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According to a recent survey, 81% of adults harbor dreams of writing—but of those, only 2% have actually completed a manuscript. Jurgen Wolff’s writing guide helps readers realize their dreams of becoming a successful writer. As a successful author with experience in feature films, television, radio, books, newspapers, plays—as well as credits from Hollywood and the BBC—Wolff teaches writers how to avoid procrastination and find time to write, create vivid characters, obtain an agent, and more. Novels, screenplays, short stories, articles, memoirs, and poetry are all included in Wolff’s comprehensive approach. Your Writing Coach provides powerful tips for every writer and includes updated advice on marketing techniques for the twenty-first century.

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Find Your Niche
Use Your Special Knowledge
The Magic Why?
Creating Powerful People
Story Secrets

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Jurgen Wolff is a writer, teacher and the author of five books, including Successful Scriptwriting (60,000 copies sold), Top Secrets: Screenwriting, Do Something Different and Successful Sitcom Writing, as well as a dozen plays. His film and television credits include Midnight Man, The Real Howard Spitz starring Kelsey Grammer and Amanda Donohoe (Fox), Two Guns (CBS), TV pilots including The Secret Life of Thomas B (HBO) and many, many more. Educated in the US, Wolff now divides his time between London and California. For more information, visit

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