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How to Write a Novel

How to Write a Novel

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How to Write a Novelin Ten Weeks
(or at least write good first draft)Joanne Reid
 
http://mswordwhiz.com
Copyright © 2006 Joanne Reidhttp://mswordwhiz.com
Please feel free to distribute this ebook to anyone interested. All that I ask is that you donot change the contents in anyway.
 
-i-http://mswordwhiz.com
Table of Contents
Lesson One - Theme.......................................................................................................1The Story Idea.............................................................................................................1Setting up Basic Conflict.............................................................................................2Setting the Stage..........................................................................................................2Theme.........................................................................................................................5Exercise- Theme........................................................................................................9Exercise- Story Idea.................................................................................................10Lesson Two - Plotting...................................................................................................14Steps in plotting your novel.......................................................................................16Plot Points.................................................................................................................18Exercise - Plotting.....................................................................................................20Lesson Three - Characters and Setting...........................................................................22Part 1 - Characters.....................................................................................................22Exercise - Character..................................................................................................27Part 2 - Setting..........................................................................................................30Exercise - Setting......................................................................................................32Lesson Four - Dialogue.................................................................................................33Writing Dialogue.......................................................................................................35Exercise - Dialogue...................................................................................................36Lesson Five - Middles...................................................................................................37Three Stages of the Middle........................................................................................38Middle Exercise:.......................................................................................................40Lesson Six - Time Management....................................................................................41

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