Finish Your First Novel: A No-Bull Guide to Actually Completing Your First Draft (Paperback)
Jumpstart Your Creative FLOW, Banish Writer’s Block and (Finally) Write Your Dream Novel
Whether a story has just popped into your brain or you’ve been dreaming about it for years, it’s easier than ever to power through your first manuscript with this must-have guide from writing coach Char Anna.
Char ditches the fluff and shares tried-and-true methods that will arm you with all the knowledge you need to jump feet first into putting your story to paper. Through her engaging techniques and strategies, you’ll learn how to outline like a pro; craft interesting, complex characters that your readers will root for (or against!); avoid plot holes, pacing issues and other common pitfalls that can trip up new writers; write effective dialogue and so much more!
No matter if you’re writing a contemporary thriller, a historical romance or an epic fantasy, Char’s instruction and hands-on exercises will take you from a novel newbie to a seasoned fiction writer in no time at all.
“A friendly, engaging guide to finishing your first novel that is full of helpful tips and techniques.”
—D. V. Bishop, author of the award-winning Cesare Aldo novels
“This practical and invaluable resource helps beginner authors get to the heart of their story, fill in the gaps and get across the finish line. For writers looking for a quick and informative roadmap, look no further.”
—Cynthia Merrill, editor and writing coach