BOOK; Writing a First Novel by Karen Stevens
Karen Stevens, Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing
This invaluable collection of essays by published novelists focuses on the journey of writing a first novel. Writers generously offer their insight and advice on the joys and challenges that new authors of fiction will inevitably encounter along the way. A literary agent and a publisher add their own professional perspectives.
'Writing a First Novel' offers an illuminating read for both aspiring and seasoned writers. In this inspiring collection of essays, a range of award-winning, established and newly published writers offer highly personal accounts of their creative processes, arming new writers with practical advice, focus and inspiration. The book’s final section presents the perspectives of an agent, a publisher and an author on the business of publishing a first novel.'
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