Popular book-writing blogger (http://HowtoPlanWriteandDevelopaBook.blogspot.com), award-winning author of 13 published books, and master writing instructor Mary Carroll Moore helps you take your novel, memoir, or nonfiction book from idea to print! She teaches weekly online classes to hundreds of writers around the world, using this method of building a book, via the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis (www.loft.org).
Finally, sound, easy-to-follow advice on:
How a storyboard designs your book's flow of chapters and ideas
How to handle your book's creative tension
—and avoid writer's block
Why you can throw away your outline
—random writing leads to perfectly linked chapters
Mary Carroll Moore, M.A., MFAW, has been writing, teaching, and publishing since the 1970s. Her thirteen published books include award-winner Your Book Starts Here: How to Create, Craft, and Sell Your First Novel, Memoir, or Nonfiction Book (Riverbed Press, 2011), the PEN/Faulkner-nominated novel Qualities of Light (Spinsters Ink, 2009), best-selling memoir/self-help book How to Master Change in Your Life: Sixty-seven Ways to Handle Life's Toughest Moments (Eckankar Publications, 1999), and eight titles in the health and food genres including Cholesterol Cures (Rodale Press) and the IACP/Seagrams (Julia Child Award) winning Healthy Cooking (Ortho Publications).
A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Mary's essays, short stories, articles, and poetry have appeared in literary journals, magazines, and newspapers around the U.S. and have won awards with the McKnight Awards for Creative Prose, Glimmer Train Press, the Loft Mentor Series, and other writing competitions.
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Weekly book-writing exercises on her blog: http://howtoplanwriteanddevelopabook.blogspot.com