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Featured Title:

"Writing the Breakout Novel"



Donald Maass



Writer's Digest Books


$16.99(Check for discount amount)*


Foreward by Anne Perry




Chapter One

Why Write the Breakout Novel?


Chapter Two



Chapter Three



Chapter Four

Time and Place


Chapter Five




Chapter Six



Chapter Seven

Contemporary Plot Techniques


Chapter Eight

Multiple Viewpoints, Subplots, Pace, Voice, Endings


Chapter Nine

Advanced Plot Structures


Chapter Ten



Chapter Eleven

Breaking Out




SYNOPSIS: Learn how to build on your ideas to create a story that will captivate your readers.  This book tells you how to create personal stakes for your characters, build conflict, and weave themes and symbols into your writing.  Not only for romance writing, this book crosses all genres, exploring universal themes and developing larger plot structures.  If you want to break out of mid-list and into best-seller status, this book is for you! 



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