Write A Novel And Get It Published Teach Yourself

After the reading the book, you will have a solid framework that will give you the knowledge and confidence not only to write a novel, but to be published. NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

Author: Nigel Watts

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444129854

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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Write a Novel - and Get It Published is an informative yet creative, user-friendly and straightforward guide to writing good fiction. It covers everything from story arcs and themes to characterisation and language, and offers plenty of practical advice for those facing the dreaded writer's block as well as practical writing exercises for those wanting to refine their skills. Additionally, it gives a full guide to available creative writing courses and plenty of further reading resources. After the reading the book, you will have a solid framework that will give you the knowledge and confidence not only to write a novel, but to be published. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to write a novel. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Write Short Stories and Get Them Published

Written by one of the country's leading experts on the short story, this book is ideal if you want to write creatively in a genre that is increasingly attracting attention from publishers, and which offers plenty of competition and festival ...

Author: Zoe Fairbairns

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 144412403X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE WONDERFUL AND VARIED SHORT STORIES AND SHARE THEM WITH THE WORLD. Written by one of the country's leading experts on the short story, this book is ideal if you want to write creatively in a genre that is increasingly attracting attention from publishers, and which offers plenty of competition and festival opportunities for you to showcase your work. This new edition includes uptodate material on web resources and outlets and provides new information on self-publishing. In addition it discusses genres such as micro-fiction, and throughout is fully updated with new resources, events, slams and competitions. It will help unlock your imagination and creativity, and to discover stories you didn't know you had. It will help you to observe the world around you more sharply, as well as to structure, shape and polish your story. It is full of practical exercises that will both inspire imagination and refine skills, and confidence-building suggestions and hints.

Write A Children s Book And Get It Published Teach Yourself

AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Author: Lesley Pollinger

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444130676

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Designed for writers of any children's literature, be it fiction, non-fiction or faction, this popular and successful title has been fully updated and expanded to include the latest developments in the field of children's publishing. You will understand the implications of television and film projects, learn new ways of producing your work, the latest technologies and even how to self-publish, guided by two authors who are highly experienced with the genre. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of writing for children. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Write a Novel and Get It Published A Teach Yourself Guide

After the reading the book, you will have a solid framework that will give you the knowledge and confidence not only to write a novel, but to be published. One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author: Nigel Watts

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0071740066

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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Write that dream novel today! Write a Novel and Get It Published covers everything from story arcs and themes to characterisation and language, and offers plenty of practical advice for when you face that dreaded writer's block. It also gives you practical writing exercises to refine your skills. Additionally, it guides you toward available creative writing courses and plenty of further reading resources. After the reading the book, you will have a solid framework that will give you the knowledge and confidence not only to write a novel, but to be published. One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author’s many years of experience. Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extra online articles at teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to write a novel. Author was an experienced creative writing instructor, in addition to being a successful novelist. Contains fully updated listings of writing courses and additional resources. Topics include: Introduction; Beginnings; Plot; The eight-point arc; Sub-plot and symbolism; Character; Dialogue; Viewpoint; Setting the scene; Style; Theme; Editing and shaping; The personality of the writer; Support; Marketing; Taking it further--reading, websites and courses

Write Your Life Story and Get it Published Teach Yourself

If you have ever wanted to write down your life story but never found the time or the confidence, this book is for you.

Author: Anne Gawthorpe

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444129885

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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If you have ever wanted to write down your life story but never found the time or the confidence, this book is for you. It will help you to find a style that suits you, collect and structure all the information you need, plan your story and discover your voice. In reading this book you will learn how to gather anecdotes and other infromation from your different sources, plan and structure your work and, ultimately, how and where to publish, guided by a highly experienced and prize-winning winning author. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of writing your life story. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Write a Novel in 10 Minutes a Day

Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing.

Author: Katharine Grubb

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781529352481

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE FICTION BY WRITING EVERY DAY Would you like to write but have no spare time? Do you not know where to begin? Write A Novel In 10 Minutes A Day will help you sculpt a full-length piece of creative writing in just ten minutes a day. Starting with a daily practical exercise, it will help you manage your writing schedule within this time frame and help you bring your novel to life. You will be able to clarify your vision and review your time commitments, as well as understand your own abilities. Learning to observe the world around you, write quickly and tap into your unique voice will help you to create all the elements of your story and, by the time you've finished all the exercises, you'll have created something beautiful. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Write Poetry And Get It Published

Containing straightforward advice and the very latest on prizes, festivals and performance poetry, this book will enable an aspiring or seasoned poet alike to gain the confidence and necessary knowledge to write and publish compelling ...

Author: Matthew Sweeney

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444103245

Category: Poetry

Page: 272

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" ?Is this the right book for me? A comprehensive guide to writing poetry Write Poetry - and Get It Published is a user-friendly and comprehensive guide written by two well-published poets that will prove indispensible if you?re seeking creative guidance, inspiration and practical advice. Covering everything from mood, style and tone to poetry on the internet, this fully updated edition will help you find your voice. Containing straightforward advice and the very latest on prizes, festivals and performance poetry, this book will enable an aspiring or seasoned poet alike to gain the confidence and necessary knowledge to write and publish compelling poetry. Write Poetry and Get it Published includes: Chapter 1: What does it take to be a poet? Chapter 2: Bump-starting the poem Chapter 3: A challenge to the reader: groundwork exercises Chapter 4: Getting started: working arrangements Chapter 5: I gotta use words when I talk to you Chapter 6: Letters, alphabets and lists Chapter 7: Visualizing Chapter 8: Drafting and revision Chapter 9: Using models Chapter 10: The co-operative approach Chapter 11: Subject matter Chapter 12: Context, mood and tone Chapter 13: Writing in different modes Chapter 14: Style Chapter 15: Getting the rhymes to chose you Chapter 16: It don?t mean a thing if it ain?t got that swing Chapter 17: Translation Chapter 18: Writing for children Chapter 19: Getting published Chapter 20: ipoems and cyber verse Chapter 21: Reading aloud Chapter 22: Poetry prizes and festivals Chapter 23: ars poetica Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author?s many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you?ve learnt and how to use it.? "

Masterclass Write a Bestseller

Whatever your motivation - whether sick of rejections, getting ready to approach a publisher, or with an idea you think is unbeatable - you need to read this book before you do anything else.

Author: Jacq Burns

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473600058

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE A BOOK WHICH STANDS OUT FROM THE CROWD. There is no precise formula for writing a bestseller, but there are secrets, skills and techniques that will dramatically improve your odds of publishing a bestselling novel. Whatever your motivation - whether sick of rejections, getting ready to approach a publisher, or with an idea you think is unbeatable - you need to read this book before you do anything else. It gives you the key insights into what makes a bestseller and explains the trends and conventions of different genres, before helping you get a real handle on the writing (and revising) process. A third of the book is devoted to pitching and selling your novel both to traditional agents and as a self-published author, with incisive and cutting-edge insights into writing for Amazon and becoming an 'authorpreneur'. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Get Started In Writing Erotic Fiction

LEARN HOW TO WRITE EROTIC FICTION THAT'S HOT UNDER THE COLLAR. Smart, sassy and full of everything you need to know. This is the ultimate guide to writing - and selling - an erotic novel.

Author: Judith Watts

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444197916

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Smart, sassy and full of everything you need to know. This is the ultimate guide to writing - and selling - an erotic novel. It will help you to understand erotica - what it is, and isn't, the subgenres, the conventions, the big do's and don'ts - as well as giving you the inspiration and support you need to actually write. Essentially, over a third of this book contains information on how to sell your book - whether to an agent, to a publisher or directly to the reading public yourself. It features up-to-date insights and advice on self-publishing, both digitally and traditionally, and strategies for self promotion using blogs, social media and reviews. Full of practical tips and creative inspiration from a bestselling novelist, this book is all you need to turn yourself into the next EL James.

Get Started In Self Publishing

With 'Try it now' exercises, key facts and case studies, this book is all you need to publish your book beautifully and prominantly. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story.

Author: Kevin McCann

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444198033

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 935

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" ?If you?ve ever wanted to publish your own book, either in print or online as an ebook, this book is the indispensable guide you need. It covers absolutely every aspect of self publishing, from the different platforms and formats such as Amazon kindle or Apple ibooks, to the practicalities of ebook technology. It takes a creative look at the self-publishing process, encouraging you to think out of the box, as well as giving you inspiration and advice for the writing process. You will recieve practical advice on manuscript preparation, editing, cover design and other production issues, along with successful strategies for marketing, distributing and selling your book - and writing another. Anybody can upload a file, but it takes skill to really publish a book. With `Try it now? exercises, key facts and case studies, this book is all you need to publish your book beautifully and prominantly.? "

Writing a Novel

Drawing on his own experiences and on those of successful writers, Nigel Watts takes aspiring novelists through the process of writing a novel, from the germ of an idea, through developing plot, character and theme, to editing and ...

Author: Nigel Watts

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 0340648074

Category: Authorship

Page: 179

View: 259

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Drawing on his own experiences and on those of successful writers, Nigel Watts takes aspiring novelists through the process of writing a novel, from the germ of an idea, through developing plot, character and theme, to editing and presenting the novel for publication. He gives practical advice on how to get started and how to keep going if you meet writer's block. Featuring a range of examples to illustrate key points, each chapter ends with suggested exercises to help develop the reader's writing skills.

Write a Novel and Get it Published

A year or so ago, the good people at Hodder Education asked me if I'd write a new edition of Teach Yourself: Write a Novel and Get it Published. They explained that the current book was good and still selling well, but that the author ...

Author: Stephen May

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444171211

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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There is a saying that 'everyone has a book in them'. But not many people are able to get it out. This practical and inspiring guide, written by a successful author whose novels are published by Bloomsbury, will help guide you through every step of the process, including: * First thoughts - Why do you want to write, and how can you do it? * Genres - Understanding the conventions of writing * Generating ideas - Find a concept that makes your book stand out * Structure - Create a compelling story arc * Character - What you need to bring your characters to life * Dialogue - How to write snappy and suitable direct speech * Setting - Understand the role of place and time * Drafting - How to get your work on the page, chapter after chapter * Redrafting - How to assess your writing (or get it assessed) and improve it * Submission - Agents, publishers, and how to approach them * Publication - Working with your publisher to make your book a success

Get Started In Creative Writing Teach Yourself

AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Author: Stephen May

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444129311

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

View: 187

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Get Started in Creative Writing is an indispensible guide to unlocking your creativity, finding your voice and choosing a genre of writing that suits you best, whether fiction or non-fiction, short stories or novels, children's books or travel writing. It features guidelines for do's and don'ts along with suggestions for crafting a distinctive style.With tips from some of the best-known writers of fiction and non-fiction, you will receive loads of helpful advice to enable you get your own work published. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of creative writing. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Write a Novel and Get it Published

Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing.

Author: Stephen May

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444171194

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 357

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There is a saying that 'everyone has a book in them.' But not many people are able to get it out. This practical and inspiring guide will help guide you through every step of the process, including: * First thoughts - Why do you want to write, and how can you do it? * Genres - Understanding the conventions of writing * Generating ideas - Find a concept that makes your book stand out * Structure - Create a compelling story arc * Character - What you need to bring your characters to life * Dialogue - How to write snappy and suitable direct speech * Setting - Understand the role of place and time * Drafting - How to get your work on the page, chapter after chapter * Redrafting - How to assess your writing (or get it assessed) and improve it * Submission - Agents, publishers, and how to approach them * Publication - Working with your publisher to make your book a success

Write A Blockbuster And Get It Published Teach Yourself

For those looking to write for a living, this book provides vital information on the process, including finding an agent and making a living as a writer. NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

Author: Helen Corner

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444129847

Category: Reference

Page: 300

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Designed for all those wanting to be the next Dan Brown, this introduction to writing popular fiction will be a key addition to the writer's bookshelf. Authored jointly by a literary consultant/agent and a highly successful author, it offers not simply a guide to writing a novel but an introduction to writing a plot-based, action-focused blockbuster. It covers such key practicalities as the importance of plot, pace, action, character and the different demands of such popular commercial genres as romantic fiction, thrillers and so on. For those looking to write for a living, this book provides vital information on the process, including finding an agent and making a living as a writer. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to write a blockbuster. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Complete Write a Novel Course

Designed to take you from the moment you first put pen to paper right through to the process of contacting publishers (or uploading an ebook file) and promoting your book, this is the most important book on writing that you'll ever read.

Author: Will Buckingham

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473600508

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 302

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL WITH THIS COMPLETE, PRACTICAL COURSE. Designed to take you from the moment you first put pen to paper right through to the process of contacting publishers (or uploading an ebook file) and promoting your book, this is the most important book on writing that you'll ever read. It introduces you to the craft of fiction writing, the art of words and the way in which to use them. It gives you inspiration, ideas and practical advice. It gives you the background and the skills you'll need to succeed. Unlike other books on the market, however, it also helps you begin to critique your own work, meaning that at every step of the writing process you'll be producing the best art you can. There are plenty of other essential writing tools in this book, as well, including techniques for overcoming writer's block; with nearly a quarter of the book focussing on how to get published, how to publish yourself, which courses you do - and don't - need, the nuts and bolts of competitions and festivals and the importance of social media, this really is the most comprehensive companion to the subject available. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Get Started in Writing a Novel

LEARN HOW TO WRITE YOUR FIRST NOVEL WITH THIS COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.

Author: Nigel Watts

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1473611695

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE YOUR FIRST NOVEL WITH THIS COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE. 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 and advice. At the heart of each chapter is the 'Workshop'. The Workshop is a key exercise, in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writing This new edition also includes an expanded section on self- and digital-publishing, to reflect recent advances in technology and practice. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Get Started in Writing for Children Teach Yourself

What are you waiting for? This book has all you need to get started.

Author: Lisa Bullard

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781471804571

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE COMPELLING STORIES FOR CHILDREN. Get Started in Writing for Children will help you at the very beginning of the creative journey to gain confidence and find inspiration, and then support you in the completion of your first piece of children's literature, whether it's a picture book, a middle-grade story or a young adult novel. Each chapter includes a central writing exercise and four shorter ones, while key quotes, key ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts and advice. At the heart of each chapter is the 'Workshop', a key exercise in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writing for children. In addition to coverage of the key categories and their conventions, this book includes substantial information on getting established in the writing community, gathering a fan base and pitching your work to publishers. What are you waiting for? This book has all you need to get started.

Break Into Travel Writing

Written by Beth Blair, an American travel writer who has been published in books, magazines, and online, this book is full of practical and inspiring advice that will help you broaden your horizons and turn your travel writing into cash.

Author: Beth Blair

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444171242

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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Getting paid to go on holiday may sound like a great lifestyle. But there's a lot of hard graft involved - particularly, breaking into this industry in the first place. Few industries have changed as rapidly as publishing, and within publishing few areas have changed as rapidly as travel publishing. This book will bring you bang up-to-date with the latest trends in blogging, social media, magazines, websites, travel guides, and travel books. It provides specific advice for each sector, on how to write and, just as importantly, how to get published. Written by Beth Blair, an American travel writer who has been published in books, magazines, and online, this book is full of practical and inspiring advice that will help you broaden your horizons and turn your travel writing into cash.

The Creative Writing Workbook

Whether you're a poet, storyteller or playwright, have journalistic ambitions or simply want to make the most of online opportunities, the creative activities in this workbook will have you putting pen to paper from the very first chapter ...

Author: Matthew Branton

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444185764

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 245

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" ?Are you inspired to write a novel, short story or your life story, but don?t know where to start? Do you want to improve your writing skills when using social media and blogging, or do you have an aspiration to become a freelance writer? This new Teach Yourself Workbook, written by a successful published author, accompanies you every step of your way to becoming a writer, with insider tips and techniques, guided, accessible exercises to get you writing, case studies drawn from published works and many more features ideal for budding writers who want to develop their ability through a more active style of learning. Whether you?re a poet, storyteller or playwright, have journalistic ambitions or simply want to make the most of online opportunities, the creative activities in this workbook will have you putting pen to paper from the very first chapter and you will soon be ready to achieve your writing potential. -Understand the key techniques and essential qualities of good writing -Discover how worlds are created and craft your own compelling settings through guided exercises -Explore characterisation, drama and dialogue and structure your own scenarios -Learn the secrets of successful writing with in-depth case studies from fiction, non-fiction, life-writing and poetry -Create an impact with brilliant copywriting? "