Your Next Skill: Writing a Novel
Find resources for learning to write a novel. Below are several different resources--books, online classes and resources, and an iOS app--which may help you write a novel.
Elements of Fiction
Mosley, author of the "Easy Rawlins" mystery series, offers a detailed depiction of the writing process and lots of great advice for developing the discipline to move from a blank page to a finished product.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2019 UnabridgedView Elements of Fiction
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
King's classic memoir is also an inspiring and accessible examination of the craft of writing. This title is also available as a downloadable audiobook read by King.
Format: eBook - 2010View On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
A wealth of best-selling authors offer practical advise for bringing your fictional characters to life.
Format: Book - 2014View Creating Characters
Seattle Writes | Seattle Public Library
Seattle Writes is a program of Seattle Public Library that offers year-round resources, from podcasts to drop-in writing sessions, to assist writers. In the fall Seattle Writes presents a series of more than 20 free classes focusing on the craft of writing.
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Online Writing Classes at Hugo House
Hugo House is a great resource for Seattle writers. They normally offer a variety of in-person classes and events, but are currently offering a host of online classes. Check out their calendar of upcoming classes to find lots of courses that can help you write your novel.
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Evernote on the App Store
This cross-platform note taking app/digital file cabinet is a useful tool for catching and organizing your ideas, research, and writing scraps. The basic app is free, but there are fees to access premium features."
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