Manuscript Makeover

Manuscript Makeover

Revision Techniques No Fiction Writer Can Afford to Ignore

Format
Ebook
Price
$12.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781440633232
  • 368 Pages
  • TarcherPerigee
  • Adult

Overview

Professional editor and author Elizabeth Lyon offers aspiring novelists the guidance and instruction they need to write and edit well-crafted and compelling stories that will stand out from the competition and attract the attention of agents and publishers, including:

– Stand-out style techniques, from accessing an authentic voice to applying techniques of “wordsmithing” that transform prose
– How to rewrite characterization for dimensionality, a universal need, and theme
– Adjustment suggestions to match the prose style and structure of specific genres
– Correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style
– Strategies to strengthen story beginnings and endings
– Methods for increasing plot stakes, creating movement, and adjusting pace for maximum suspense
Manuscript Makeover

Manuscript Makeover

Elizabeth Lyon

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