Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Frey, James N. How to write a damn good novel. 1. Fiction—Technique. I. Title. PN3365.W37 1987. 808.3.
Written in a clear, crisp, accessible style, this book is perfect for beginners as well as professional writers who need a crash course in the down-to-earth basics of storytelling. Talent and inspiration can't be taught, but Frey does provide scores of helpful suggestions and sensible rules and principles.An international bestseller, How to Write a Damn Good Novel will enable all writers to.
James N. Frey's How to Write a Damn Good Novel is one of the most widely used guides ever published for aspiring authors who wish to write dramatic fiction. Now, in How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II, Frey offers powerful advanced techniques to build suspense, create fresher, more interesting characters, and achieve greater reader sympathy, empathy, and identification.How to Write a Damn Good Novel is a damn good book. Since the late 1990s, I attempted to write a novel but to no prevail. I had a great idea but I had no idea how to write a novel. In December 2008, I bought How to Write a Damn Good Novel and read the first page to the last page trying to soak up every word. I studied the book like a textbook.The mathematics of novel writing is another very interesting section that examines the writing process and estimates the hours required for each step of producing a damn good novel. Other reviewers point out some omissions in this book and recommend other books they consider better.
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It forces the reader to think, not feel. The reading of fiction, then, is the experience of a dream work- ing at the subconscious level. This is the reason most sensible people hate the academic study of literature. Academics attempt to make rational and logical something that is intended to make you dream.Read More
Another great inspiring read about writing fiction from James N. Frey, this book covers some of what his books How to Write a Damn Good Novel, both 1 and 2 and goes into depth about creating villians and the secrets of clever plotting.Read More
A damn good book. I recommend it 100%. It is essential reading for writers and was recommended to me by published novelists. BUT BEWARE. The book is called HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD NOVEL 2. It is exactly the same book as Frey's differently titled, but cheaper HOW TO WRITE DAMN GOOD FICTION. So make sure you don't buy the same book twice like I did.Read More
An international bestseller, How to Write a Damn Good Novel will enable all writers to face that intimidating first page, keep them on track when they falter, and help them recognize, analyze, and correct the problems in their own work.Read More
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How to Write a Novel is a step-by-step guide to understanding story structure and the elements of a novel, and then writing and editing your manuscript. There are videos for every lesson as well as downloadable audio and PDF slides so you can learn at your own pace and in your preferred format. The core modules include.Read More
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Being a perfectionist holds many aspiring authors back from getting started to write a book. One of the best pieces of advice that I've heard is to “write for the waste basket”. Meaning, you want to write with the intention of it not being good. This is one of the best pieces of advice when learning how to write a book for beginners.Read More