Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook
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!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JMJ_Williamson - LibraryThing
Probably one of the best books on the art of writing fiction that I have read. I initially read this when I first started writing fiction two years ago. I still pick it up from time to time to re-read ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RebeccaE - LibraryThing
The exercises in this book are excellent. If you already have a rough draft of a novel, and are looking to deepen your characters, plots and themes, this book will help you with specific exercises ... Read full review