Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Get Started in Writing a Novel [electronic resource].

Watts, Nigel. (Author). Shipley, Jonathan. (Added Author).
Image of item

Electronic resources

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781473611719
  • ISBN: 1473611717
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (240 p.)
  • Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Description based upon print version of record.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Book title; Contents; Introduction; 1 Beginnings; 2 Plot; 3 The eight-point arc; 4 Subplot and symbolism; 5 Character; 6 Dialogue; 7 Viewpoint; 8 Setting the scene; 9 Style; 10 Theme; 11 The difficult business of second drafts; 12 Writer's block; 13 Support; 14 Marketing your manuscript; Resources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary, etc.: This new edition of an acclaimed guide to writing a novel helps you if you are just at the very beginning of your writing journey, showing you how to gain confidence and find inspiration. A classic book that has supported thousands of authors over the years, it contains a wealth of information on how to structure, craft and develop your writing, how to edit and redraft, and how to take the first steps towards publication. Each chapter contains a long and several shorter writing exercises, while key quotes, ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts.
Subject: Creative writing.
Fiction > Authorship.
Fiction > Technique.
Creative writing.
Fiction -- Authorship.
Fiction -- Technique.
Genre: Electronic books.

Additional Resources