179 Ways to Save a Novel (Paperback)
Matters of Vital Concern to Fiction Writers
Writer's Digest Books, 9781582976075, 282pp.
Publication Date: April 21, 2010
Based on real advice gleaned from thousands of writing critiques, "179 Ways to Save a Novel" is more than a collection of ideas for troubleshooting your work-in-progress (though it holds plenty of practical writing advice). This inspiring guide doubles as a thoughtful examination of the writing life--and not just with respect to writing, but to the reading habits and thought processes of writers.
The 179 meditations in this book are grouped under six headings:
- Symbol, Myth & Metaphor
- and Other Matters