How many people would kill to be a bestselling novelist? Especially one like Janet Evanovich.Writers want to know how a bestselling author thinks, writes, plans, and dreams her books. And they are primed for a book from Janet Evanovich that tells, in a witty Q&A format:
- How she comes up with such remarkable characters
- How she nails the perfect name every time
- How she finds out insider details
- Just how she sets up those masterful plots
- What the life of a full-time writer is really like
- What she'd tell an aspiring author about the publishing industry
- And much, much more!
This book details the elements of writing and publishing a novel, and addresses all categories of fiction-from mystery/thriller/action titles to romance; from stand-alone narratives to series. It offers practical and inspiring advice on such subjects as structuring a plot and handling rejection. And it combines one of today's most successful fiction writers with a published non-fiction writer in Ina Yalof who teaches creative fiction. HOW I WRITE is the perfect reference for anyone looking to improve their writing, and for those fans who are hungry to find out more about just how Janet Evanovich ticks.
Full of useful information for writers.
This is a great book for anyone who enjoys writing, even for someone who may not be interested in writing but is a HUGE fan of Evanovich books. She explains how she comes up with such interesting, engaging characters. how to write for a series and gives some helpful techniques on writing mechanics, dialogue, revisions and editing your own writing. Its interesting to get the point of view of the publishing industry from someone like Janet Evanovich. Great tool for strengthening your writing skills. I bought it in print AND audio!
Great for bloggers
This book really helped me learn how to engage my reader more and create emotions in them. I believe my blog will be 10x better because of it.