Troubleshooting Your Novel

You need Troubleshooting Your Novel.

Author: Steven James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599639840

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Take your story to the next level of excellence! You've completed the first draft of your novel--now what? Chances are, it's not perfect...at least not yet. In order to increase your chances of getting a literary agent, selling your manuscript to a publisher, or garnering an audience for your self-published work, you need targeted, practical instruction on tackling the problem areas and weak spots in your story. You need Troubleshooting Your Novel. In this hand-on, easy-to-use guide, award-winning author Steven James provides helpful techniques and checklists, timesaving tricks of the trade, and hundreds of questions for manuscript analysis and revision. You'll learn how to: • ADJUST elements of story progression, from causality, tension, and setbacks to plot twists, climaxes, and endings. • DEVELOP authentic, riveting characters by exploring their attitudes, desires, beliefs, and more. • LEARN narrative techniques for elements such as dialogue, flashbacks, suspense, voice, subtext, and flow. • ENSURE reader engagement by aligning with their expectations, fulfilling promises, and instilling trust. • CHECK issues with context and continuity. You owe your book more than just a polish and a proofread. Strengthen your story, prepare it for the marketplace, and make it the best it can be with Troubleshooting Your Novel.

Your First Novel Revised and Expanded Edition

Troubleshooting. Your. Novel. BY STEVENJAMES You've completed the first
draft of your novel—now what? Chances are, it's not perfect ... at least not yet. In
order to increase your chances of getting a literary agent, selling your manuscript
to ...

Author: Ann Rittenberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440351921

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Your Expert Guide to Writing and Publishing a Novel In this revised and expanded edition of Your First Novel, novelist Laura Whitcomb, seasoned literary agent Ann Rittenberg, and her knowledgeable assistant, Camille Goldin, team up to provide you with the essential skills needed to craft the best novel you can--and the savvy business know-how to get it published. Complete with updated references, analysis of new best-selling novels, and the same detailed instruction, Whitcomb will show you how to: • Practice the craft of writing, using both your right- and left-brain • Develop a flexible card system for organizing and outlining plot • Create dynamic characters that readers love--and love to hate • Study classic novels and story structure to adapt with your ideas Featuring two new chapters on choosing your path as an author and understanding the world of self-publishing, Rittenberg and Goldin dive into the business side of publishing, including: • What agents can--and should--do for your future • Who you should target as an agent for your burgeoning career • How the mysterious auction for novels actually goes down • Why you should learn to work with your agent through thick and thin Guiding your first novel from early words to a spot on the bookshelf can be an exciting and terrifying journey, but you're not alone. Alongside the advice of industry veterans, Your First Novel Revised and Expanded also includes plenty of firsthand accounts from published authors on their journeys, including Dennis Lehane, C.J. Box, Kathleen McCleary, David Kazzie, and more.

Before You Write Your Novel

It's clear that all of these problems could have been avoided by being prepared to
write the novel: prepared in terms of ability and in terms of ... Troubleshooting in
summary Preliminary work eradicates most of the problems of writing a novel!

Author: James McCreet

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317286639

Category: Literary Criticism

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Previously available as "Before You Write a Word", Before You Write Your Novel sets out the essential techniques and approaches that lay the perfect foundation for writing your first novel. This concise and readable guide addresses the major stumbling blocks of fiction writing: the importance of planning and structure. This book covers the essential components of novel writing including narrative, story, plot, pace, chronology, character arc and engagement techniques, as well as research, story building, plotting and editing. Using an open and honest approach, feeding from his own experience as a published novelist and creative writing teacher, James McCreet offers a guide to the structural mechanisms of the novel, helping you plan a first draft through to a finished novel.

Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac 3rd Edition

Welcome to Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac, Third Edition, version 3.1
, published in January 2019 by alt concepts inc. This book was written by Joe
Kissell and edited by Caroline Rose. Macs are easy to use, but they can ...

Author: Joe Kissell

Publisher: alt concepts inc.

ISBN: 9781947282162

Category: Computers

Page: 132

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Fix common problems, and handle uncommon problems like a pro! Updated 1/23/2019 Macs are generally quite reliable as computers go, but they can still experience significant problems. In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell, you’ll learn key troubleshooting skills that will help you address the most common and frustrating Mac irritations. You’ll also learn what to do when you encounter a problem for which you can’t find a ready-made solution. (Step one: Don’t panic!) Whether your Mac won’t turn on, experiences crashes or kernel panics repeatedly, can’t connect to the internet, or exhibits any of numerous other misbehaviors, this book has the calm, friendly advice you need to find a solution. This book covers 10.9 Mavericks or later, including 10.14 Mojave. You’ll learn these 17 basic troubleshooting procedures (along with the reasons they can help): • Force-quit an app • Restart your Mac • Log in to another user account • Start up from another volume • Run disk repair utilities • Erase and restore from a backup • Repair permissions (in Yosemite and earlier) • Start up in safe mode • Check preference files • Reset NVRAM or SMC • Use Activity Monitor • Check free disk space • Check log files • Clear caches • Check your RAM • Test for reproducibility • Get system information Joe also explains how to solve 21 common problems, including: • Your Mac won’t turn on • Your Mac stalls during startup • Your Mac keeps turning itself off • Your fan runs excessively • Your Mac is abnormally slow (read Take Control of Speeding Up Your Mac for full details) • You can’t empty the Trash • An app grinds to a halt • An app crashes • You experience repeated kernel panics • The keyboard or mouse doesn’t work • You lose your internet connection • Printing doesn’t work • Spotlight searches fail • Keychain (seemingly) forgets passwords • Apple Mail fails to connect • Time Machine misbehaves • A volume won’t unmount • The Open With menu contains errors • iCloud Data doesn’t sync properly • Continuity features fail • Your laptop’s battery misbehaves

The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing

Everything You Need to Know to Create & Sell Your Work Writer's Digest Books
... His second book on fiction craft, Troubleshooting Your Novel: Essential
Techniques for Identifying and Solving Manuscript Problems, was released in ...

Author: Writer's Digest Books

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440348457

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 518

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Get advice from the best in the business on every stage of the novel-writing and publishing process! In The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, 3rd Edition, you'll learn from established writers about how to make your novel a reality. Discover techniques and strategies for generating ideas, connecting with readers emotionally, and finding inspiration you need to finish your work. This fully revised edition includes an updated marketing section for navigating the unique challenges and possibilities of the evolving literary marketplace. Inside you'll find new essays from dozens of best-selling authors and publishing professionals detailing how to: • Master the elements of fiction, from plot and character to dialogue and point of view • Develop a unique voice and sensibility in your writing • Manage the practical aspects of writing, from overcoming writer's block to revising your work • Determine the key elements for success in every genre • Find an agent, market your work, and get published--or self-publish--successfully You'll also find interviews with some of the world's finest and most popular writers, including David Baldacci, Lee Child, Robert Crais, Khaled Hosseini, Hugh Howey, Stephen King, Dennis Lehane, George R.R. Martin, Jojo Moyes, Anne Rice, Jane Smiley, and Garth Stein. Their insights on the craft and business of fiction will provide you with invaluable mentorship as you embark on your writing journey. The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing is your go-to guide for every aspect of creating a bestseller.

Upgrading Troubleshooting Your Mac

Author: Gene Steinberg

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

ISBN: UVA:X004851842

Category: Computers

Page: 612

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Offers tips on routine maintenance, hardware and memory upgrades, performance tuning, Internet connections, multimedia, and related matters.

Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac

In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell, you'll learn 17 basic troubleshooting procedures and how to solve 9 common problems, along with an easy-to-follow way to troubleshoot novel problems.

Author: Joe Kissell

Publisher: Take Control Books

ISBN: 9781933671291

Category: Computers

Page: 90

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Learn how to solve any Mac problem with Joe Kissell's expert advice! We may love our Macs, but they can still suffer significant problems. In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell, you'll learn 17 basic troubleshooting procedures and how to solve 9 common problems, along with an easy-to-follow way to troubleshoot novel problems. Whether your Mac won't turn on, experiences kernel panics repeatedly, or is glacially slow, this book has the calm, friendly advice you need to find a solution. Following in the footsteps of his critically acclaimed books Take Control of Mac OS X Backups and Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac, Joe starts by helping you prepare for trouble. You'll learn how to prevent problems from occurring, what tools you'll need to diagnose and fix problems, and the key troubleshooting techniques and solutions for common problems. You'll also learn how to handle problems that include: Your Mac won't turn on.Repeated kernel panics.Abnormal slowdowns.Emptying the Trash when the Finder balks.An application grinds to a halt.An application crashes.Recalcitrant keyboards and mice.A dead Internet connection.Printing doesn't work.

Mike Meyers CompTIA A Guide to 802 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Fourth Edition Exam 220 802

If you're reading this book as part of a managing and troubleshooting PCs class
rather than a certification-prep course, I highly recommend going the New Tech
route, even if you have a decent amount of experience. The book contains a lot of
 ...

Author: Mike Meyers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071795951

Category: Computers

Page: 592

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Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-802 and become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802: Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up to date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter solutions and answers are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book. Learn how to: Troubleshoot CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components Implement and troubleshoot hard drives Install, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Work with the Registry and understand the Windows boot process Work with Ethernet and TCP/IP Implement and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks Manage and maintain portable PCs Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices Troubleshoot printers Secure PCs and protect them from network threats Work with virtualization technologies Electronic content features: Practice exams for 802 with hundreds of questions An "Introduction to CompTIA A+" video by Mike Meyers Links to Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Each chapter includes: Learning objectives Photographs and illustrations Real-world examples Try This! and Cross Check exercises Key terms highlighted Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings Exam Tips End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

A Writer s Guide to Fiction

The second book in the Writer's Compass series from professional writing instructor Elizabeth Lyon offers both aspiring and established authors the fundamentals of writing and selling a great novel or short story.

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101143889

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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The second book in the Writer's Compass series from professional writing instructor Elizabeth Lyon offers both aspiring and established authors the fundamentals of writing and selling a great novel or short story. In addition to the basics of characterization, plot, pacing, and theme, A Writer's Guide to Fiction also features a plan for revising fiction, a guide to marketing, samples of cover and query letters, and methods of honing the writing craft.

179 Ways to Save a Novel

The 179 meditations in this book are grouped under six headings: Substance Structure Style Symbol, Myth & Metaphor Soul and Other Matters Dip into the book at random when in need of nonspecific advice, inspiration, or criticism.

Author: Peter Selgin

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 1582976074

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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Looking for ways to fix your novel? Or: Is your fiction writing in peril? Based on real advice gleaned from thousands of writing critiques, 179 Ways to Save a Novel is more than a collection of ideas for troubleshooting your work-in-progress (though it holds plenty of practical writing advice). This inspiring guide doubles as a thoughtful examination of the writing life—and not just with respect to writing, but to the reading habits and thought processes of writers. The 179 meditations in this book are grouped under six headings: Substance Structure Style Symbol, Myth & Metaphor Soul and Other Matters Dip into the book at random when in need of nonspecific advice, inspiration, or criticism. Or read it straight through for a deeper examination of the writing life. However you encounter them, these meditations are guaranteed to challenge, inspire, provoke—and occasionally to tickle or annoy. But most of all they'll awaken a deeper awareness of the fiction writer's many challenges and thorny choices.

Car and Driver

The manual includes coverage of the new 1982 cars from Detroit -as well as the
popular older cars from 1975 on Chilton's Auto Repair Manual 1982 is available
at your book or auto supply store . Start saving now ! Also , would everyone who ...

Author:

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ISBN: UOM:39015010628751

Category: Automobile drivers

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MacUser

Based on your answers , the program seRender Me Speechless lects one of
32,000 possible “ Storyforms ” — 3D World's ... If you've got an existing story that's
Dramatica's next step is to help you fill in Dream Studio ( now sold by Fractal ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015081533781

Category: Macintosh (Computer)

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On line Electrical Troubleshooting

However , you must practice extreme caution in testing these circuits ( if , in fact ,
you test them at all with the methods described in this book ) . A voltage applied
across an open contact may energize the circuit of a programmable controller .

Author: Lynn Lundquist

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: UCAL:B4585815

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 221

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Windows 2000 Mac Support Little Black Book

Each chapter includes step-by-step setup instructions, as well as a complete set
of troubleshooting tips, so if you run into any problems along the way, you'll find
solutions that will help you cope. Throughout the book, you'll be introduced to ...

Author: Gene Steinberg

Publisher: Coriolis Group

ISBN: 1576103889

Category: Computers

Page: 388

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This title explains the steps required to seamlessly integrate Mac and NT desktops on the same LAN.

Troubleshooting Your Mac

In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell (based on his earlier book Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac), you'll learn key troubleshooting skills that will help you address the most common and frustrating Mac ...

Author: Joe Kissell

Publisher: Alt Concepts Incorporated

ISBN: 0978574087

Category:

Page: 128

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Solve Mac Problems Like a Pro Macs are generally quite reliable as computers go, but they can still experience significant problems. In this essential guide from best-selling author Joe Kissell (based on his earlier book "Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac"), you'll learn key troubleshooting skills that will help you address the most common and frustrating Mac irritations. You'll also learn what to do when you encounter a problem for which you can't find a ready-made solution. (Step one: Don't panic ) Whether your Mac won't turn on, experiences crashes or kernel panics repeatedly, can't connect to the internet, or exhibits any of numerous other misbehaviors, this book has the calm, friendly advice you need to find a solution. "Troubleshooting Your Mac" is for all Macs running OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, or 10.11 El Capitan. Before disaster occurs, take smart steps to protect your Mac and its data. Find out how to prepare in advance for a Mac emergency and what tools you should have on hand. Learn the basic troubleshooting techniques every Mac user should know. Discover quick fixes to over 20 common Mac problems. Troubleshoot novel problems by thinking like a Mac technician. Learn when to seek professional help and where to find it.

180 Tips and Tricks for New Teachers

The 179 meditations in this book are grouped under six headings: Substance Structure Style Symbol, Myth & Metaphor Soul and Other Matters Dip into the book at random when in need of nonspecific advice, inspiration, or criticism.

Author: Melissa Kelly

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440515422

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 109

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Looking for ways to fix your novel? Or: Is your fiction writing in peril? Based on real advice gleaned from thousands of writing critiques, 179 Ways to Save a Novel is more than a collection of ideas for troubleshooting your work-in-progress (though it holds plenty of practical writing advice). This inspiring guide doubles as a thoughtful examination of the writing life—and not just with respect to writing, but to the reading habits and thought processes of writers. The 179 meditations in this book are grouped under six headings: Substance Structure Style Symbol, Myth & Metaphor Soul and Other Matters Dip into the book at random when in need of nonspecific advice, inspiration, or criticism. Or read it straight through for a deeper examination of the writing life. However you encounter them, these meditations are guaranteed to challenge, inspire, provoke—and occasionally to tickle or annoy. But most of all they'll awaken a deeper awareness of the fiction writer's many challenges and thorny choices.

The 10 Laws of Learning

The 10 Laws of Learning by acclaimed educationalist Steven Rudolph is just the book you need. In ten steps, Rudolph teaches you how to help your child excel in life.

Author: Steven Rudolph

Publisher: Random House India

ISBN: 9788184002652

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 192

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The 10 Laws of Learning by acclaimed educationalist Steven Rudolph is just the book you need. In ten steps, Rudolph teaches you how to help your child excel in life. Not only that, now you can train your children out of problem behaviours—watching too much TV, not doing homework on time, disobeying parents in public, using foul language, not eating properly and much more. Peppered with relevant examples and keen insight, it is the perfect guide to create a superior learning environment for our child. Now parents, teachers, principals as well as children themselves don’t need to look far. Just follow the magic mantra, The 10 Laws of Learning and experience the difference.

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Emerson's Commitment to Incompletion. ... Clay Reynolds, author of RAGE &
FRANKLIN'S CROSSING, answers the twenty most commonly asked questions
from his fiction workshops. ... User's Guide to Ghostwriter DOS 3" (EC-HS
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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015038905579

Category: American literature

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