How To Write A Novel
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How To Write A Novel

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Joseph looks at the elements of a novel and writing styles to prepare you to write a novel. He walks through the process of building a plot from scratch with tips, and shows how to write a story's first chapter. The book is packed with over 160 examples of writing techniques, and includes a glossary of writing terms.

About the Author

Joseph Pietro
Joseph Pietro

Joseph Pietro is a pseudonym for the author who has written four novels and dozens of short stories. Joseph was a judge for a short-story competition, and was ranked in an international short-story contest. He was an English instructor at private schools and taught plot and story writing.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction PART 1: Premise Plot : Character (in plot) Subplot Motif Theme Setting Symbolism Amy and the Overlord (plot build) PART 2: Styles of writing sentences Character Dialogue Writing techniques and devices: Foreshadowing Backstory Withholding information in the story Plot twist Formula plot Descriptive writing Tight writing : Don't be vague Descriptive passages (in tight writing) Succinct writing Specificity and writing clearly Scenes & chapters Amy and the Overlord A final word Appendix Glossary

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