See Jane Write

See Jane Write

A Girl's Guide to Writing Chick Lit

By Sarah Mlynowski; Farrin Jacobs

Quirk Books, Paperback, 9781594741159, 191pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2006

Description
With chick lit novels popping up on every bestseller list, millions of readers are all thinking the same thing: I could write this stuff. I could write a bestseller and never go back to the office again
And here's the guide that will show you how. Bestselling novelist Sarah Mlynowski and veteran chick lit editor Farrin Jacobs cover every stage of developing and selling your soon-to-be bestselling novel, with information on
developing an idea
learning the basics of plotting
deciding on a point of view
pacing, and conflict
making your characters likable
finding an agent
and much more, including humorous tips and advice from scores of established writers (from Meg Cabot and Marian Keyes to Emily Giffin and Sophie Kinsella). If you ve got stories to tell, See Jane Write will take care of the rest


About the Author
Sarah Mlynowski is the author of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn t Have), Don t Even Think About It, Bras & Broomsticks, the New York Times bestselling Whatever After books, and more. Her books have been translated into 29 languages and optioned to Hollywood. Sarah has taken many road trips and gotten lost on every one of them.