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    DescriptionWho doesn't dream of writing a novel while holding on to a day job? Robert J. Ray and coauthor Bret Norris can help readers do just that, with this proven practical and accessible step-by-step guide to completing a novel in just a year's worth of weekends. The Weekend Novelist shows writers of all levels how to divide their writing time into weekend work sessions, and how to handle character, scene, and plot. This new, revised version is far more skills-based than its predecessor, and includes both classic and contemporary literature models, contains a sample "Novel in Progress," and at the end offers readers the choice to rewrite their novel, draft a memoir, or turn their rough draft into a screenplay. Readers for a decade have been instructed and inspired by The Weekend Novelist. This new edition will help many more strive to realize their writing potential. - Offers a practical, structured approach to finishing a novel - Ray has taught more than 10,000 students over 25 years and continues to teach new classes that attract new readers to his books - Replaces ISBN: 0-4405-0594-1

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    The Weekend Novelist
    Learn to Write a Novel in 52 Weeks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert J. Ray, By (author) Bret Norris
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780823084500
    ISBN 10: 0823084507

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    BIC subject category V2: CFG
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    B&T Approval Code: P26300000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24870
    DC22: 808.3
    BIC subject category V2: CBV
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 808.3
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    BISAC V2.8: LAN002000
    B&T Approval Code: A23253000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    LC classification: PN3365 .R38 2005
    Thema V1.0: CBV, CFG
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    18 b/w illustrations
    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Billboard Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Robert J. Ray, Ph.D. has written eight novels, five in the Matt Murdock Mystery series. His short fiction has appeared in Tri-Quarterly. Ray teaches writing for the University of Washington's School of Distance Learning. He lives in Seattle. Bret Norris is the founder of the Norris Literary Agency. He has extensive experience as both a writer and editor of creative manuscripts. He lives in Seattle.