Write Great Fiction Revision And Self-Editing
Publisher : Penguin
Release Date : 2008-04-21
ISBN : 1599633892
Pages : 268 pages
Rating : 4.5/5 (996 users)
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Download or read book Write Great Fiction Revision And Self-Editing written by James Scott Bell and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2008-04-21 with total page 268 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book Synopsis: Don't let the revision process intimidate you any longer. Discover how to successfully transform your first draft into a polished final draft readers won't be able to forget. In Write Great Fiction: Revision & Self-Editing, James Scott Bell draws on his experience as a novelist and instructor to provide specific revision tips geared toward the first read-through, as well as targeted self-editing instruction focusing on the individual elements of a novel like plot, structure, characters, theme, voice, style, setting, and endings. You'll learn how to: • Write a cleaner first draft right out of the gate using Bell's plotting principles • Get the most out of revision and self-editing techniques by honing your skills with detailed exercises • Systematically revise a completed draft using the ultimate revision checklist that talks you through the core story elements Whether you're in the process of writing a novel, have a finished draft you don't know what to do with, or have a rejected manuscript you don't know how to fix, Revision & Self-Editing gives you the guidance you need to write and revise like a pro.