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Revision & self-editing : techniques for transforming your first draft into a finished novel

Author: James Scott Bell
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©2008.
Series: Write great fiction.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Features specific revision tips geared toward the first read-through, as well as targeted instruction that focuses on the individual elements of a novel like plot, structure, characters, voice,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Scott Bell
ISBN: 9781582975085 1582975086 9781582975092 1582975094
OCLC Number: 185026587
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: On becoming a writer --
A philosophy of self-editing --
Characters --
Plot & structure --
Point of view --
Scenes --
Dialogue --
Beginnings, middles & ends --
Show vs. tell --
Voice & style --
Setting & description --
Exposition --
Theme --
Revision --
A philosophy of revision --
Before you revise --
The first read-through --
The ultimate revision checklist --
Epilogue: The trick that cannot be explained --
Appendix: Exercise answers.
Series Title: Write great fiction.
Other Titles: Revision and self-editing
Responsibility: James Scott Bell.
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