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Your Novel, Day by Day

A Fiction Writer's Companion

Mary Anna Evans


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Learn to write your novel with this all-in-one guide to planning, writing, editing, and publishing a first novel.YOUR NOVEL, DAY BY DAY guides a new novelist through the day-to-day details of the creative process. It is designed to support the goals of writers in all genres, from mystery fiction to literary fiction to science fiction, so that each reader can develop the writing skills needed to set and exceed creativity goals.

Its author, Mary Anna Evans, has ten novels, two nonfiction books, and a collection of short works to her credit. She says, "This is the book where I tell other writers the things I wish I'd known ten years ago." Work through this book of practical advice with Mary Anna, day by day and page by page, as she advises you on- crafting a plot, fleshing out believable characters, organizing a novel's timeline, crafting believable character motivations, editing objectively, evaluating traditional and independent publishing options, and marketing to agents, publishers, and readers.

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781468191691, 294pp.

Publication Date: February 20, 2012

About the Author

Mary Anna Evans is the author of the Faye Longchamp archaeological mysteries, the environmental thriller WOUNDED EARTH, the collection JEWEL BOX: Short Works by Mary Anna Evans, and MATHEMATICAL LITERACY IN THE MIDDLE AND SECONDARY GRADES: A New Approach to Sparking Student Interest. Her work has received recognitions including the Mississippi Author Award, three Florida Book Awards, a Benjamin Franklin Award, and an artist's residency from The Studios of Key West.