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The weekend novelist rewrites the novel

Robert J. Ray

The weekend novelist rewrites the novel

a step-by-step guide to perfecting your work

by Robert J. Ray

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Published by Watson-Guptill Publications in New York .
Written in English


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StatementRobert J. Ray
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN3365 .R383 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574364M
ISBN 100823084434
ISBN 109780823084432
LC Control Number2009033869
OCLC/WorldCa419802591

Five-Carat Soul follows James McBride’s National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird. In this page-turning short story collection, McBride introduces characters—including an antiques dealer, an American president, and the members of the Five-Carat Soul Bottom Bone Band—with his signature wit, unmistakable tone, and immaculately. Robert J. Ray is the author of the writing guide The Weekend Novelist and eight Matt Murdock mysteries, includingMurdock Cracks Ice. He has taught college literature, writing, and tennis. He lives in Seattle. Jack Remick, a writer and teacher, writes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. He has been teaching for twenty years. show more.

  K.M. Weiland is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the acclaimed writing guides Outlining Your Novel, Structuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs. A native of western Nebraska, she writes historical and fantasy novels and mentors authors on her award-winning website Helping Writers Become Authors. Our series of subject-based handbooks (PDF format; $ each) provide information and advice from authors, literary agents, editors, and publishers. Now available: The Poets & Writers Guide to Publicity and Promotion, The Poets & Writers Guide to the Book Deal, The Poets & Writers Guide to Literary Agents, The Poets & Writers Guide to MFA.

2 hours ago  Charlotte Wood is the author of six novels and two books of nonfiction. Her novel The Natural Way of Things won the Stella Prize, the Indie Book of the Year, and Novel of the Year in her native Australia, and was joint winner of the Australian Prime Minister's Literary Award for she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her significant services to. Authors I know don't consider corrections to be a "rewrite" of the novel, although there might well be rewrites of paragraphs. And the thing about computers is that you can rapidly generate 20 drafts just by fixing 20 typos found by your "beta readers", one at a time as the emails come in, which in times past would be found by a proofreader and.


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About the Author, Charlotte Wood. Charlotte Wood has been described as ‘one of our most original and provocative writers‘. She is the author of six novels and two books of non-fiction.

Her bestselling novel, The Natural Way of Things, won the Stella Prize, Indie Book of the Year and Indie Book Award for was joint winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction. Mr. Ray's Weekend Novelist is an excellent reference book.

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This book offers some decent enough pointers, that might allow a beginning novelist to tighten up their plotting skills, but most of the advice given is problematic to say the least/5.Ray also emphasizes chains of events before and after each plot point which will further hold your work together.

Every time I start a new novel I skim over the WEEKEND NOVELIST. The man clears things up. I had no idea how rhythm worked in a novel until I reread this book.