Book Title: How to Grow a Novel
Author: Sol Stein
Format: Paperback | 256 pages
Publication Date: 28 Jun 2002
Sol Stein is one of the most popular writing instructors in the world, teaching through well-attended workshops, featured appearances at writers' conferences, software for writers, on-line columns, and ongoing sales of his first guide, Stein On Writing. How To Grow A Novel is a workshop in book form. With examples, anecdotes, and a rolled-up sleeves approach, Stein reveals the secrets of technique and craft every novelist must master. Topics include: Delivering what readers really want Creating true characters Mastering dialogue Create conflict Getting the most of revisions In addition, key issues of publishing are covered, including list positioning, publicity and where writers get help.