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The Book You Need to Read to Write the Book You Want to Write


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Ever wanted to write a novel or a short story but had no idea where to start? This is the book for you. Or for anyone, in fact, who wants to write to their full potential.

Practical and jargon-free, it's full of ideas and advice on a range of relevant subjects, from boosting self-motivation and confidence to approaching agents and publishers. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience as successful writers and inspiring teachers, it will guide you through such essentials as the interplay of memory and imagination; plotting your story; the creation of convincing characters; the uses of description; the pleasures and pitfalls of research; and the editing process.

The book's primary aim is simple: to help its readers to become better writers.

Paperback, 298 pages.
Measures 15.4 x 1.6 x 22.8 cm.