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    Novel Metamorphosis: Uncommon Ways to Revise (Paperback) By (author) Darcy Pattison, Foreword by Kirby Larson

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    DescriptionCongratulations! You've finished a novel. What an accomplishment! Now what? Now, you need a innovative, in-depth guide to revision. Why Revise? Before revision: Nice Story After revision: Richer, deeper-the novel of your dreams. Novice or Seasoned: For aspiring novelists, mid-list novelists who want to break out, novelists who want to self-publish-successfully, writers who have completed NaNoWriMo but don't know what to do next, and writing critique groups looking for a way to help each other to the next level. Revising has never been easier Systematically inventory and diagnose your manuscript Visually manipulate your manuscript to identify problems Transform dull characters into fascinating, memorable people Strengthen the narrative and emotional arcs Sharpen dialogue Morph dull settings into backdrops that set the mood Enliven narrated events by selecting the right details Use language with confidence Add depth with narrative patterning In-depth professional development Plan your novel's metamorphosis The Results A stronger, richer, deeper story, a story that makes readers weep and cry and turn the next page. Novel Metamorphosis, unlike most books on revision, turns theory into radical new tools which are practical, tangible, concrete. Cut straight to the heart of your manuscript's problem Develop your writing and editing skills Understand the critical underlying structure of your story Learn theory as you work Spark in-depth discussions in your critique group

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    Novel Metamorphosis
    Uncommon Ways to Revise
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Darcy Pattison, Foreword by Kirby Larson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 130
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9780985213411
    ISBN 10: 0985213418

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    BIC subject category V2: CBV
    BISAC V2.8: REF026000, LAN002000, LAN005000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Mims House
    Imprint name
    Mims House
    Publication date
    01 June 2012