The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises
Successfully starting and finishing a publishable novel is often like fighting a series of battles - against the page, against one's own self-doubt, against rebellious characters, etc.
Featuring timeless, innovative, and concise writing strategies and focused exercises, this book is the ultimate battle plan and more - it's Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" for novelists. Tactics and exercises are provided on idea generation and development, character building, plotting, drafting, querying and submitting, dealing with rejection, coping with envy and unrealistic expectations, and much more.
- Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
- Date available: 07/28/2011
- Publication date: 12/09/2009
- Return policy: 30 days
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Meet the Author: James Scott Bell
James Scott Bell is the #1 bestselling author of the writing book Plot & Structure, and thrillers like Deceived, Try Dying, Watch Your Back, One More Lie and many more. His short fiction has appeared in two anthologies and he is currently at work on a series of pulp style boxing stories featuring Irish Jimmy Gallagher. Under the pen name K. Bennett he is also the author of the Mallory Caine zombie legal thriller series, which begins with Pay Me in Flesh.
Jim served as fiction columnist for Writer's Digest magazine, to which he frequently contributes, and has written four craft books for Writer’s Digest Books: Plot & Structure, Revision &...