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Offline JeanneG

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Excellent book for novelists and memoirists
« on: November 29, 2022, 03:43:57 PM »
This isn't a link but a book that is a terrific resource for anyone writing a novel or memoir. I have an MFA, one traditionally published novel under my belt, and a fair number of published short pieces, but I found myself marking and highlighting passage after passage in this book. She explains things so clearly and walks you step-by-step through the process of writing and revising.

The book is called Seven Drafts: Self-Edit Like A Pro from Blank Page to Book, by Allison K. Williams. Fabulous! Cannot say enough good things about this resource.

Debut novel, BLOOD OF A STONE (Tuscany Press) released in March 2015; winner of IPPY in national category of religious fiction and currently a finalist for IAN Book of the Year. My work-in-progress: THE DOUBLE SUN.
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Re: Excellent book for novelists and memoirists
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2022, 05:50:07 AM »
ooh, thank you!