Just Write

Just Write : The Virgin Guide to Telling Your Story

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Everyone has a book in them, or so they say. If you lack the skills or the confidence to tell your story then Just Write is for you. This innovative guide from the inspirational Virgin brand will allow anyone to break their writer's block and realise his or her novel or short story. With 50 beginnings and 50 endings of short stories or novels in every genre to start you off, plus hot tips for creative writing, such as plotting and characterisation, use of simile and metaphor, dos and don'ts, and how to keep track of your characters, the writing process is made understandable and accessible to all. Finally the book will explain how to get an agent and how to get published. So go on, just write!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 131 x 195 x 17mm | 215g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0753512440
  • 9780753512449
  • 2,177,904

About Gabrielle Mander

Gabrielle Mander is the author of the million-copy bestseller, Wan2tlk? The Little Book of Text Messages.show more

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This book will set your writing free! We all have a book in us, or so they say, but it can be tricky gettting started when it comes to putting a story on paper Just Write is the inventive new guide to breaking the writer's block. It provides 50 beginnings and 50 endings of short stories or novels in every genre to start you off, plus hot tips on every aspect of creative writing, including plotting and characterisation, use of simile and metaphor, dos and don'ts, and keeping track of your characters, as well as a thesaurus for every genre. Whether you write for pleasure and need a bit of inspiration, or you're hoping to share your work with the world and need advice on finding an agent and getting published, this book shows you the way and will ensure you never get stuck again.show more

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