Nail Your Novel: Bring Characters To Life

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How do you create characters who keep readers hooked? How do you write the opposite sex? Teenagers? Believable relationships? Historical characters? Enigmatic characters? Plausible antagonists and chilling villains?
How do you understand a character whose life is totally unlike your own? How do you write characters for dystopias? How do you make dialogue sing? When can you let the reader intuit what the characters are feeling and when should you spell it out?
Roz Morris is a bestselling ghostwriter and book doctor, and a literary author in her own right. She has mined 20 years' worth of writing, editing and critiquing experience to create this book. It contains all the pitfalls and sticky points for writers, laid out as a set of discussions that are easy to dip into. And it wouldn't be a Nail Your Novel book without a good dose of games, exercises and questionnaires to help you populate a novel from scratch.
Whether you write a straightforward story-based genre or literary fiction, this book will show you how to create people who enthrall readers - and make you want to tell stories.
Previously titled Bring Characters to Life.

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Roz Morris has sold more than 4 million books worldwide. As a ghostwriter she has secretly written novels by bestselling names and is now writing acclaimed fiction of her own. She has two decades of experience as a mentor and teacher to authors, first as is a senior book doctor for a major literary consultancy in London, and now as a freelance editor.
Her websites are www.rozmorris.wordpress.com and www.nailyournovel.com

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