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Author In Progress: A No-Holds-Barred Guide to What It Really Takes to Get Published by [Therese Walsh, Writer Unboxed, James Scott Bell]

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"Nourishment for the writer's soul and motivation for the writer's heart." --James Scott Bell, best-selling author and writing instructor

"There are tons of awesome writing books out there about everything from creating suspenseful plots to using humor, but few of them cover every single part of your writing journey. And none of them do it quite like AUTHOR IN PROGRESS...Writing a novel is not easy. We all know that. But what we might not know is how to research productively, revise our first, second, and third draft, embrace the publishing business, and write "unboxed". AUTHOR IN PROGRESS is the one book solution to these problems. Less than $20, unlimited answers." - Emily Nielson at Just a First Draft

"AUTHOR IN PROGRESS is like WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING...for novelists." - Margaret Dilloway
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Want to know what it takes to push through a manuscript and finish your novel? 

I'm the co-founder and editorial director of Writer Unboxed, and the editor and a co-author of Author in Progress. When the idea for a WU book first emerged via Writer's Digest, I wasn't certain I'd want to commit to the effort. On the other side of it, I'm so glad that I did. The full WU team stepped up to become a part of this project -- 50 contributors, including best-selling authors and industry leaders, and a few special guests -- and they truly delivered. 

What you'll find in AiP is a breakdown, and a deep drill-down, of what it really takes to get published -- from pre-writing considerations to the writing itself, critique, improvement, rewriting, perseverance, and more.

If you often wonder what it takes to finish a publishable work of fiction, if you've been struggling with a work you can't seem to complete, AiP could be the book for you. I know I couldn't be prouder of it or the WU team.

Write on!
Therese
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01N3VXV1M
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Writer's Digest Books (November 1, 2016)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 1, 2016
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 850 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 354 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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