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A writer's workshop in just one book! Written to give the beginning writer confidence, inspiration, and solid how-to advice.
This book is a streamlined how-to manual designed to establish and maintain everyday writing habits. It cuts right to the essence of what makes a good story by listing the main building blocks all publishable writing, both fiction and nonfiction, should include. Chapters cover: capturing ideas; what editors are looking for; plot; character; narrative hooks; setting; dialogue; writing the perfect query and book proposal.