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Last Draft : A Novelist's Guide to Revision - by Sandra Scofield (Paperback)

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The definitive handbook for the novelist who is ready to revise  This wise and friendly guide shows writers how to turn first-draft manuscripts into the novels of their dreams. A critic, longtime teacher, and award-winning novelist, Sandra Scofield illustrates how to reread a work of fiction with a view of its subject and vision, and how to take it apart and put it back together again, stronger and deeper. Scofield builds her explanations around helpful concepts like narrative structure, character agency, and core scenes, usingmodels from classic and contemporary writers. The detailed, step-by-step plan laid out in The Last Draft offers invaluable advice to both novice and experienced writers alike. In Scofield, they will find a seasoned, encouraging mentor to steer them through this emotional and intellectual journey.
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Reference
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Sandra Scofield
Language: English
Street Date: December 5, 2017
TCIN: 52997399
UPC: 9780143131359
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-7608
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