The Breakout Novelist

If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out.

The Breakout Novelist

The must-have reference for novel writers! If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out. Veteran literary agent Donald Maass brings together the best innovative and practical information from his previous books and workshops to help you set your novel apart from the competition. Maass shares examples from successful and contemporary writers across all genres to equip you with strategies for crafting compelling fiction--from core elements like character, setting, description, and plot, to more advanced techniques including theme, tension, and suspense. Plus, you'll find over 70 practical exercises to help you evaluate your writing to the breakout level. You'll also learn from Maass's experiences from more than three decades in the publishing industry. Get straight talk from an insider about agents, contracts, industry changes, and how to be the kind of author who builds a successful career book after book. If your goal is to craft powerful stories that capture your audience's attention from the first page to the last, then The Breakout Novelist is an indispensable reference.

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The Breakout Novelist
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Donald Maass
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Penguin

The must-have reference for novel writers! If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out. Veteran literary agent Donald Maass brings together the
Writing the Breakout Novel
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Donald Maass
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Take your fiction to the next level! Maybe you're a first-time novelist looking for practical guidance. Maybe you've already been published, but your latest effort is stuck in mid-list limbo. Whatever the case may be, author and literary agent Donald Maass can show you how to take your prose to
The Breakout Novelist
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Donald Maass
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-18 - Publisher: Penguin

The all-inclusive guide for novel writers If you're serious about making your fiction vibrant, engaging, and marketable, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your book stand out. Inside, veteran agent Donald Maass brings together the most innovative
The Breakout Novelist
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Donald Maass
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-14 - Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

The all-inclusive guide for novel writers If you're serious about making your fiction vibrant, engaging, and marketable, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your book stand out. Inside, veteran agent Donald Maass brings together the most innovative
Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Donald Maass
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-14 - Publisher: Penguin

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