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Zero to Published

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Have you always wanted to write but never knew where to begin? Are you a practiced writer who just needs a jumpstart? This book walks you through the process from idea to final draft, showing you step by step how I wrote my novella, “The Vampires of Green Lake”.

I start with the initial inspiration for the town and the series, then show how I found the single sentence idea that sums up my story, how I used that sentence to create a 3000-word outline, how I expanded on that outline to write a 27,000-word novella, and finally how I cleaned up that first draft to end up with a polished manuscript.

I’ve been writing for over 25 years, finished hundreds of stories, and can easily show you how to get going on your own writing career in no time at all. I’ve lost count of the number of people who’ve said to me, “I always wanted to write,” but they never did it. Most of the time it’s because they didn’t know how to get started. ZERO TO PUBLISHED will show you how to find ideas everywhere you look and turn those ideas into publishable fiction.

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