Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook (Paperback)
Hands-On Help for Making Your Novel Stand Out and Succeed
Writer's Digest Books, 9781582972633, 230pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2004
Make Your Novel Stand Out from the Crowd
Noted literary agent and author Donald Maass has done it again His previous book, Writing the Breakout Novel, offered novelists of all skill levels and genres insider advice on how to make their books rise above the competition and succeed in a crowded marketplace.
Now, building on the success of its predecessor, Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook calls that advice into action This powerful book presents the patented techniques and writing exercises from Maass's popular writing workshops to offer novelists first-class instruction and practical guidance. You'll learn to develop and strengthen aspects of your prose with sections on:
- Building plot layers
- Creating inner conflict
- Strengthening voice and point of view
- Discovering and heightening larger-than-life character qualities
- Strengthening theme
- And much more
Maass also carefully dissects examples from real-life breakout novels so you'll lean how to read and analyze fiction like a writer. With authoritative instruction and hands-on workbook exercises, Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook is one of the most accessible novel-writing guides available.
Set your work-in progress apart from the competition and write your own breakout novel today