Offers advice on genre selection, characters, dialogue, plot, writing habits, revision, manuscript submission, agents, contract negotiation, and publicityThrough experience, I have learned of many common errors and problems of first novelists. ... It is a sad fact that in book publishing sometimes a new work is published only because the publisher cannot find enough reasons not to publish it. ... nor does whether an author may have used some pen name on past novels a just using her real name for the first time does not make a writer a first-time novelist.
|Title||:||How to Write & Sell Your First Novel|
|Author||:||Oscar Collier, Frances Spatz Leighton|
|Publisher||:||Writer's Digest Books - 1997-07-15|