Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition

New York Times best-selling author Hallie Ephron shows you how to: • Create a compelling sleuth and a worthy villain • Construct a plot rich in twists, red herrings, and misdirection • Bring the story to a satisfying conclusion • ...

Author: Hallie Ephron

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440347221

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Work Discover the secrets to crafting an unforgettable mystery! To piece together the puzzle of your mystery novel, you need patience, resilience, a solid understanding of the craft, and a clear blueprint for combining the plot, characters, setting, and more. And while patience and resilience must come from you, the essentials of craft and the plan to execute them are right at your fingertips with Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel. This completely revised and updated edition features solid strategies for drafting, revising, and selling an intriguing novel that grips your readers and refuses to let them go. New York Times best-selling author Hallie Ephron shows you how to: • Create a compelling sleuth and a worthy villain • Construct a plot rich in twists, red herrings, and misdirection • Bring the story to a satisfying conclusion • Sharpen characters and optimize pace during revision • Seek publication through both traditional and indie paths Filled with helpful worksheets and exercises for every step of the process, Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded reveals the keys to writing a memorable story that will have fans of mystery, suspense, and crime clamoring for more.

Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition 2nd Edition

New York Times best-selling author Hallie Ephron shows you how to: Create a compelling sleuth and a worthy villain Construct a plot rich in twists, red herrings, and misdirection Bring the story to a satisfying conclusion Sharpen characters ...

Author: Hallie Ephron

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ISBN: OCLC:1105800261

Category: Leadership

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A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Work Discover the secrets to crafting an unforgettable mystery! To piece together the puzzle of your mystery novel, you need patience, resilience, a solid understanding of the craft, and a clear blueprint for combining the plot, characters, setting, and more. And while patience and resilience must come from you, the essentials of craft and the plan to execute them are right at your fingertips with Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel . This completely revised and updated edition features solid strategies for drafting, revising, and selling an intriguing novel that grips your readers and refuses to let them go. New York Times best-selling author Hallie Ephron shows you how to: Create a compelling sleuth and a worthy villain Construct a plot rich in twists, red herrings, and misdirection Bring the story to a satisfying conclusion Sharpen characters and optimize pace during revision Seek publication through both traditional and indie paths Filled with helpful worksheets and exercises for every step of the process, Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded reveals the keys to writing a memorable story that will have fans of mystery, suspense, and crime clamoring for more.

The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing

Everything You Need to Know to Create & Sell Your Work Writer's Digest Books ... by Hallie Ephron: Excerpted from Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition © 2017, with permission from Writer's Digest Books.

Author: Writer's Digest Books

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440348457

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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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.

Your First Novel Revised and Expanded Edition

A Top Agent and a Published Author Show You How to Write Your Book and Get It Pu blished Ann Rittenberg, ... When number one New York Times best-selling author C.J. Box, whose debut mystery novel, Open Season, kicked off a popular ...

Author: Ann Rittenberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440351921

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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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.

Writing a Killer Thriller

Read this book. It will help you now and for many years to come." DP LYLE, award-winning author of many nonfiction and fiction books "Writing a Killer Thriller by Jodie Renner is an in-depth journey through each component of the thriller.

Author: Jodie Renner

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 1490389946

Category: Reference

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ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR SUPERCHARGING YOUR STORIES!Respected editor Jodie Renner offers indispensable advice for creating fast-paced, compelling fiction in this revised and significantly expanded second edition of WRITING A KILLER THRILLER.PRAISE FOR WRITING A KILLER THRILLER“Finally, someone who understands the thriller! More than ever, an author must also be his own best editor, and Jodie Renner is there to help. Writing a Killer Thriller should be on every thriller writer's desk. It breaks down the thriller into its must-have component parts to write a scintillating, edge-of-the-seat novel that will get readers buzzing and sales flowing.” – ROBERT DUGONI, New York Times bestselling author of The Jury Master and Murder One“Writing is hard, editing harder, and self-editing almost impossible. Writing a Killer Thriller demystifies each of these steps on the road to a published manuscript. Read this book. It will help you now and for many years to come.”~ DP LYLE, award-winning author of many nonfiction and fiction books “Writing a Killer Thriller by Jodie Renner is an in-depth journey through each component of the thriller. Renner breaks down the process into key elements, each essential to keeping the reader turning those pages. From character development to building suspense, Writing a Killer Thriller should be on the desk of every thriller author out there. A staple for the beginner, a refresher for the pro.” – JOE MOORE, #1 Amazon and international bestselling co-author of The Blade, The Shield, and The Phoenix ApostlesWhether you're planning your first novel or revising your fourth, you'll discover lots of concrete ideas here for taking your fiction up a level or two, entertaining your readers, gaining fans, and creating buzz. Both published and aspiring authors of suspense-thrillers and other fast-paced, popular fiction will find these tips indispensable for plotting your story, creating compelling characters, writing a gripping opening, designing suspenseful scenes, picking up the pace, ramping up the tension and intrigue, revising for power, and creating a page-turner that sells.A companion guide to this one, Jodie's FIRE UP YOUR FICTION – An Editor's Guide to Writing Compelling Stories, is available in both e-book and trade paperback. Look for Jodie's upcoming books, Captivate Your Readers, Grammar on the Go, and Spelling on the Go.

Medical Medium Revised and Expanded Edition

Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal Anthony William ... Jenny Mollen , actress and New York Times best - selling author of 1 Like You Just the Way I Am " Anthony William is a gift to humanity .

Author: Anthony William

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 9781401962920

Category: Health & Fitness

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From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Medical Medium series, a revised and expanded edition of the book that started a health revolution.. Anthony William, the Medical Medium, has helped millions of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can't resolve on their own. Now he returns with an elevated and expanded edition of the book where he first opened the door to healing knowledge from over 30 years of bringing people's lives back. With a massive amount of healing information that science won't discover for decades, Anthony gets to the root of people's pain or illness and what they need to do to restore their health now--which has never been more important. His tools and protocols achieve spectacular results, even for those who have spent years and many thousands of dollars on all forms of medicine before turning to him. They are the answers to rising from the ashes. Medical Medium reveals the true causes of chronic symptoms, conditions, and diseases that medical communities continue to misunderstand or struggle to understand at all. It explores the solutions for dozens of the illnesses that plague us, including Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, adrenal fatigue, ME/CFS, hormonal imbalances, Hashimoto's disease, MS, RA, depression, neurological conditions, chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease, blood sugar imbalances, colitis and other digestive disorders, and more. This elevated and expanded edition also offers further immune support, brand-new recipes, and even more solutions for restoring the soul and spirit after illness or life events have torn at our emotional fabric. Whether you've been given a diagnosis you don't understand, or you have symptoms you don't know how to heal, or someone you love is sick, or you're a doctor who wants to care for your own patients better, Medical Medium offers the answers you need. It's also a guidebook for everyone seeking the secrets to living longer, healthier lives. "The truth about the world, ourselves, life, purpose--it all comes down to healing," Anthony William writes. "And the truth about healing is now in your hands."

The Write Track

How to Succeed as a Freelance Writer in Canada Second Edition, Revised and Expanded Betty Jane Wylie ... sales on the selling charts, they went for a second print run11 and the rest is a mystery because the books are early New Age, ...

Author: Betty Jane Wylie

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781770701489

Category: Reference

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The Write Track is a personal and practical look at the author’s freelance experience as she tells how she made it from uncertain early days to the growing confidence of a veteran. This guide is packed with the information a freelance writer needs to know, including: a writer’s self-evaluation profits from brainwaves details of the writing life and the writing business a writer’s rights and responsibilities and those important "first steps" into the freelance world If you want to make a living as a freelance writer in Canada, you need to read The Write Track.

Not Your Mother s Slow Cooker Recipes for Two

While the recipes yield the perfect amount for two or three people, there is no shortage of flavor with dishes such as: Quick Hominy and Zucchini Chili Fennel Potato Leek Soup Moroccan-Spiced Tomato Chicken with Almonds Lamb Stew with Lemon ...

Author: Beth Hensperger

Publisher: Harvard Common Press

ISBN: 9781558324886

Category: Cooking

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The James Beard Award–winning author follows up the best-selling Not Your Mother's® Slow Cooker Cookbook with Not Your Mother's® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two, a collection of 125 new recipes specially designed for the small slow cooker. Nearly 60 percent of American households today consist of only one or two people, yet most cookbooks don't reflect this trend, with recipes designed for large families, yielding 6–8 servings. For individuals and small families who want to cook hearty, healthful meals but don't want to deal with all the leftovers, Beth Hensperger has the solution with Not Your Mother's® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two. As always, Hensperger's innovative recipes call for fresh, healthful ingredients and continue to prove that the slow cooker can produce amazing meals. While the recipes yield the perfect amount for two or three people, there is no shortage of flavor with dishes such as: Quick Hominy and Zucchini Chili Fennel Potato Leek Soup Moroccan-Spiced Tomato Chicken with Almonds Lamb Stew with Lemon and Garlic Vegetable Polenta with Mascarpone Cheese Cabernet Short Ribs of Beef with Apricots The slow cooker is an essential countertop appliance for busy cooks, and this is the only book on the market specifically written for the increasingly popular 1 ½–3 ½-quart slow cooker. Not Your Mother's® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two is great for the growing population of empty-nesters, working couples, singles, and small families who want the convenience of small slow-cooker cooking without sacrificing wholesomeness and flavor. Discover even more modern takes on classic techniques and dishes from the Not Your Mother’s series: Not Your Mother's Microwave Cookbook; Not Your Mother's Fondue; Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook, Revised and Expanded; Not Your Mother's Casseroles Revised and Expanded Edition; and Not Your Mother's Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook Revised and Expanded Edition.

Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia

How many wannabe gurus might have made fortunesselling selfhelp books like Embracing Pronoia: Fifty Ways to Live as if the ... This tradition, taught in the mystery schools of the West forcenturies, is a synthesis of Qabala, astrology, ...

Author: Rob Brezsny

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781556438189

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 388

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"Revised and updated edition of this inspiring book presents the philosophy that the universe is fundamentally friendly and that life gives you exactly what you need, exactly when you need it and includes significant updates to the first edition"--Provided by publisher.

Not Your Mother s Slow Cooker Cookbook Revised and Expanded

With over 350 recipes, this is the go-to guide for every home.

Author: Beth Hensperger

Publisher: Harvard Common Press

ISBN: 9780760352571

Category: Cooking

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Fall in love with your slow cooker all over again. You probably own a slow cooker—80 percent of American households do. For more than thirty years, its unbeatable convenience and practicality have made it a staple of busy families, enabling anyone to return to a home-cooked meal at the end of a hectic day. Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann turned slow cooker recipes on their head with Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook, making it one of the best-selling slow cooker cookbooks of all time. Now, they're going global with this revised and updated edition that includes 50 new recipes from a variety of cuisines (Greek, Spanish, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, and more) plus an exciting new collection of ways to use any slow cooker to make pulled pork and other bbq-flavored dishes. All your favorite, classic slow cooker recipes are still here, plus many more from international cuisines that bring flavor and adventure to any meal, including: Tortilla Breakfast Strata with Homemade Turkey Chorizo Curried Chickpeas with Creamy Cucumber-Tomato Salad Orange Hoisin Chicken Hungarian Beef Stew with Paprika and Marjoram Soulfully Good Pork Spareribs with Pineapple and Ginger Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake There is also practical information on the different types of slow cookers, their latest accessories, and what sizes are best for what purposes. With over 350 recipes, this is the go-to guide for every home. Discover even more modern takes on classic techniques and dishes from the Not Your Mother’s series: Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Two; Not Your Mother's Microwave Cookbook; Not Your Mother's Fondue; Not Your Mother's Casseroles Revised and Expanded Edition; and Not Your Mother's Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook Revised and Expanded Edition.

Writing Dynamite Story Hooks

NOTE: The Ultimate Author's Guide to Writing Dynamite Story Hooks was previously released as How to Start Your Novel. This "ultimate" edition has been significantly revised and expanded with 50 pages of incredible new content!

Author: Jackson Dean Chase

Publisher: Jackson Dean Chase, Inc.

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

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Learn to Hook Readers With the Perfect Opening Line How you start your story is the most important part of your book. From the first sentence, you need to know how to keep readers hooked. In this fun to read, fast to learn guide, USA TODAY bestselling author Jackson Dean Chase shows YOU how to write dynamite story hooks for novels, novellas, short stories, and memoirs. Step by step, line by line. This quick and easy guide teaches you clever tips and strategies, including: The Top 10 Best Story Hooks that grab readers and keep them turning pages The Top 10 Worst Story Hooks that make you look like a hack, and How to Fix Them Advanced techniques to Combine Multiple Story Hooks to open your story any way you want A Foolproof Writing Strategy to hook readers with Clear Examples from your favorite bestsellersEveryone loves great writing advice because it helps you sell more books and make more fans. Buy this treasure trove of valuable knowledge now and turn your next book into a compulsive page-turner. NOTE: The Ultimate Author's Guide to Writing Dynamite Story Hooks was previously released as How to Start Your Novel. This "ultimate" edition has been significantly revised and expanded with 50 pages of incredible new content!

How to be Your Own Literary Agent

HOW TO BE YOUR OWN LITERARY AGENT is the most practical and thorough guide to book publishing for writers.

Author: Richard Curtis

Publisher: Mariner Books

ISBN: UCSC:32106013913303

Category: Authors and publishers

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HOW TO BE YOUR OWN LITERARY AGENT is the most practical and thorough guide to book publishing for writers. Richard Curtis, a top literary agent for more than twenty-five years, provides a comprehensive overview of the publishing process, from submissions to contract negotiations to subsidiary rights to marketing and beyond. In this completely revised and expanded edition, Curtis takes into account the enormous changes in the publishing world over the past ten years. Included are new sections on what the electronic revolution means to you, and how to take advantage of it; the new breed of literary agents: how to find them and interest them in your work; how you can have a say in your book's design, cover art, jacket copy, and promotion; what author and agent organizations can do for you; how book chains and the superstores affect your chances of getting published; and why the American Booksellers Association convention is important to you. No other book provides such detailed and accessible information. For novices and veteran writers alike, HOW TO BE YOUR OWN LITERARY AGENT takes the mystery out of getting the best deal possible and ensuring happy publication.

The New York Times Book Review

Aw , Shucks “ A sensitive and compassionate look at a delicate subject. AND EXPANDED EDITION wenty years ago , LET HISTORY JUDGE Money under surveillance by the Soviet government after writing the first edition .

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Canadian Author Bookman

Writer's Digest Book Club invites you to Choose 2 books FREE and a 3rd for just $ 6.95 SCRIPT ROMANCES Writer's ... TV Script Phelo Ellestrations a WRITING the MODERN MYSTERY Barbara Norville Dilan Dilan Badan Sell Grid 40 Days to More ...

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The Armchair Detective

... the old - time radio book . I've done a greatly revised and expanded version - god , is it expanded — and I turned in 3,500 pages ... I can't write a better book than this , I just don't know don't know either . It's the book ting .

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Medical Medium

Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal (Revised and Expanded Edition) Anthony William ... and New York Times best - selling author of 1 Like You Just the Way I Am " Anthony William is a gift to humanity .

Author: Anthony William

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 9781401962876

Category: Healing

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Medical Medium series, a revised and expanded edition of the book that started a health revolution. Anthony William, the Medical Medium, has helped millions of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can't resolve on their own. Now he returns with an elevated and expanded edition of the book where he first opened the door to healing knowledge from over 30 years of bringing people's lives back. With a massive amount of healing information that science won't discover for decades, Anthony gets to the root of people's pain or illness and what they need to do to restore their health now - which has never been more important. His tools and protocols achieve spectacular results, even for those who have spent years and many thousands on all forms of medicine before turning to him. They are the answers to rising from the ashes. Medical Medium reveals the true causes of chronic symptoms, conditions and diseases that medical communities continue to misunderstand or struggle to understand at all. It explores the solutions for dozens of the illnesses that plague us, including Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, adrenal fatigue, ME/CFS, hormonal imbalances, Hashimoto's disease, MS, RA, depression, neurological conditions, chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease, blood sugar imbalances, colitis and other digestive disorders and more. This elevated and expanded edition also offers further immune support, brand-new recipes and even more solutions for restoring the soul and spirit after illness or life events have torn at our emotional fabric. Whether you've been given a diagnosis you don't understand, or you have symptoms you don't know how to heal, or someone you love is sick, or you're a doctor who wants to care for your own patients better, Medical Medium offers the answers you need. It's also a guidebook for everyone seeking the secrets to living longer, healthier lives. Discover the reasons we suffer and how to finally heal from more than two dozen common conditions: ACHES & PAINS ADHD ADRENAL FATIGUE AGING ALZHEIMER'S AUTISM AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE BELL'S PALSY BRAIN FOG CANDIDA CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME COLITIS DEPRESSION & ANXIETY DIABETES & HYPOGLYCEMIA DIGESTIVE DISORDERS DIZZINESS EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS FIBROMYALGIA FROZEN SHOULDER INFLAMMATION LEAKY GUT SYNDROME LUPUS LYME DISEASE MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS MIGRAINES & HEADACHES MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS NEUROLOGICAL SYMPTOMS PMS POSTPARTUM FATIGUE PTSD RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS SHINGLES THYROID DISORDERS TINGLES & NUMBNESS TMJ & JAW PAIN VERTIGO & TINNITUS 'The truth about the world, ourselves, life, purpose - it all comes down to healing,' Anthony William writes. 'And the truth about healing is now in your hands.'

The Publishers Weekly

The bestselling author of How to Sell Anything to Any . body presents his guide for closing sales presentations . ... This second annual edition includes a new vocabulary list , a revised analogy section and an expanded analysis ...

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Science Digest

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