Finish Your Novel
Save 100's of writing hours with 16 chapters of practical advice and a finely honed drafts strategy that guarantees you finish your novel!
This is the tough love, no-nonsense guide for taking your novel to the finish line.
Inside this ebook
- The Drafts Process
Discover a powerful drafting strategy that will give you the momentum to finish your novel.
The dips and peaks of writing, and the importance of knowing they're temporary.
It's the bedrock of your novel and on page 22 you'll find out what makes a good one.
What's it all about?
How fictional people are different from real people, and what that means for your novel.
On page 38 discover how character is best revealed through dilemma.
The structuring secrets behind page-turning novels.
- Start Late, Finish Early
How far into your story should you open?
- Opening Scene
On page 67 you'll learn the difference between an opening chapter that makes people read your book, and one that makes people cast it aside.
- Set-ups and Pay-offs
How to build your story towards a satisfying conclusion.
- Subtext and Dramatic Irony
The greatest explanation of irony and dramatic irony ever!
- Narrative Viewpoints
From first person to third, explore the benefits and drawbacks of every narrative viewpoint.
Why the past tense rules, but other options might suit some.
- The Opinions of Others
Make the most of feedback by learning when to listen to other people's comments on your novel, how to listen, and when to ignore them completely.
- Further Reading
Books to further enhance your writing skills. Recommended by the author.
- Theory Models
The theory of writing from Aristotle to Dramatica.
- All Done
On page 125 you'll learn how to know for sure when your novel is done. Like really done. Like finished.