Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings

20 Advice Articles for Fiction Writers

eBook - 2014
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Bestselling novelist Mike Wells shares 20 of his most popular blog posts in one volume. With more than two decades of experience in both traditional and indie publishing, Wells covers everything from a quick and easy way to write short book synopses to querying agents and editors to how to hook your readers on the first page of a story."This is the best advice on creating a synopsis I've read." - Melissa Stark, Author"I should tattoo these tips on my arm, Angelina Jolie style." - Cynthia Wright, Author"This has been fantastic help." - Marie O'Halloran, Author"Terrific summary of what we writers need to look out for." - Julie Glover, Author"I am writing my first manuscript and have found this very interesting and helpful." - Dave Perlmutter, Author Content:A "Secret" Formula for Creating a Short Synopsis for Your Book6 Tips to Help You Get That Novel Written The Importance of "Candy Bar" Scenes in Your Writing Three Ways to Make Your Story Pull Readers In from the First Page The Fast Yes and The Slow No Should You Self-Publish or Go the Traditional Route? Developing a Thick Skin Does Bruce Willis Have a Dog? Less is More Developing Your Artistic Style5 Steps to Landing a Good Literary Agent15 Common Mistakes Found in Query Letters A Dozen+ Reasons Books are Rejected by Agents & Editors Common Questions about Agents & Publishers Writing: A Career You Can Fall Forward On Dealing with Rejection from Literary Agents and Publishers Readers, Writers, and The Curse of Genre What Lady Gaga Taught Me about Fiction Writing What's a Good Title for a Book? Ask a Tabloid Journalist Getting Professional Feedback on Your Writing How a Public Speaking Phobia Nearly Destroyed My Career.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Mike Wells,, 2014
ISBN: 9781310042676
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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