Format:
Book
Author:
Carr, Robyn.
Title:
Practical tips for writing popular fiction / Robyn Carr.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©1992.
Description:
149 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A guide to the special demands of writing the genre fiction people most love to read, including romance, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, Westerns, suspense, historical, action/adventure and horror.
Subjects:
Fiction -- Technique.
Popular literature -- Authorship.
Creative writing.
Other Title:
Writing popular fiction
Notes:
Subtitle: A guide to the special demands of writing genre fiction, including romance, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, westerns, suspense, historical, action/adventure and horror.
Includes index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Getting Started: Prerequisites for Novel Writing -- Ch. 2. Genre: Describing Your Novel -- Ch. 3. Characterization: The People -- Ch. 4. Plot Construction: The Plan of Action -- Ch. 5. Motivation: "Why?" -- The Story Glue -- Ch. 6. Dialogue: Say What? -- Ch. 7. Pacing: The Unputdownable Novel -- Ch. 8. Revision: After the First Draft -- Ch. 9. The Study of Fiction: Learning From the Novelist -- Ch. 10. Creativity: Becoming a Writer.
LCCN:
92007160
ISBN:
089879515X
9780898795158
Other Number:
25410372
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
525867
Call Number:
PN3355 .C28 1992
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
1
# System items in:
1