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How to Write Your First Novel
by Sophie King


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Have you always wanted to write a novel - but don't know where to start? Novelist Sophie King will guide you through the first steps from finding ideas that will keep the plot going, to crafting the perfect ending. It will help you create characters that sing from the page and unravel the mysteries of dialogue and viewpoint.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Have you always wanted to write a novel - but don't know where to start? Novelist Sophie King will guide you through the first steps from finding ideas that will keep the plot going, to crafting the perfect ending. It will help you create characters that sing from the page and unravel the mysteries of dialogue and viewpoint. Each chapter also contains exercises to hone your skills.
AUTHOR BIOG:
Sophie King is the pseudonym for journalist Jane Bidder. As well as writing novels - The School Run; Mums@Home, Second Time Lucky, The Supper Club and her latest The Wedding Party, she has had literally hundreds of short stories published in women's magazines such as Woman's Weekly, Take a Break, My Weekly and Best. Sophie lectures in creative writing for Oxford University and West Herts College. She is also a writer in residence for HMP Grendon. You can find out more about Sophie King on her website www.sophieking.info.
CONTENTS:
Introduction
1. Are You Ready for Commit? 2. A Novel Idea
3. Finding Your Voice
4. The Killer Sentence
5. It's All in the Plot
- Part One
6. Its all in the Plot
- Part Two
7. Who Are You? How to Create Convincing Characters
8. Viewpoint
9. De-mystifying Dialogue
10. Setting
11. How to Show and Not Tell
12. Sense and Sensibility
13. Humour
14. Different Genres
15. How to Keep a Timeline
16. The Art of Revision
17. Synopsis
18. The Tile
19. Revealing All
20. How to Get Published
21. Writing the Next Novel
22. Don't Skip This It Might Help
Index.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781845283889
  • ISBN-10: 1845283880
  • Publisher: How to Books
  • Publish Date: March 2010
  • Page Count: 203

Series: Creative Writing (How to Books)

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