by Donald Maass and Anne Perry
Paperback, 264 pages, F & W Pubns Inc, List Price: $16.99 |
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Describes the elements that all "breakout novels" share and details writing techniques to make a book stand out and succeed.
April 15, 2009 Sarah Pekkanen's debut novel will be published in 2010, but it was a long time in the making. After finding that her life was not "best-seller material" — so much for "write what you know" — Pekkanen turned to the experts for help writing her first book of fiction.
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