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Author Wenham-Jones, Jane.

Title Wannabe a writer? / Jane Wenham-Jones ; [foreword by Katie Fforde].

Published Bedlinog : Accent, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  808.3 WENH    MISSING
Physical description 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
Formerly CIP. Uk.
Contents Becoming a Writer Part 1 How it was for me 3 -- Becoming a Writer Part 2 Could it be for you? 9 -- So You Think You've Got a Book in You? 11 -- Quiz - Have You Got What it Takes to Write it? 12 -- Having a go - How, Why, When? 16 -- Bloody Computers 17 -- A Room of One's Own 20 -- Now I've Started... 23 -- Discipline and Displacement 23 -- How to Write When There's no Time 24 -- What am I Going to Write About? 26 -- Other Ways to Get Ideas 35 -- Genre 38 -- To Plan or Not to Plan 41 -- Voice 56 -- Losing the Plot 58 -- Research - Do You or Don't You? 60 -- Character and Dialogue and Things to Forget 62 -- Most Important Thing of All 77 -- ...I'll Finish -- Keeping Going - Discipline and Displacement Part Two 77 -- Emails - the Hidden Time-eaters 78 -- Routine 80 -- What to do about Writers' Block 83 -- Keeping it Going 83 -- Waste Not Want Not 86 -- Foibles and Superstitions 92 -- Novels are Not the Only Fruit 97 -- Writing as Therapy 97 -- Writing as Revenge 101 -- A Word of Warning 103 -- Another Word of Warning 106 -- Memoirs and Lite Stories 108 -- Other Non-Fiction 110 -- Wannabe a Journalist? 114 -- Short Stories 126 -- Other Sorts of Writing (the sort I know nothing about) 129 -- Useful Things Along the Way 135 -- Friends called Lynne 235 -- Writers' Groups 139 -- Writers' Organisations 141 -- Writers' Conference 143 -- Prizes and Competitions 145 -- Benefits of Alcohol 148 -- Occupational Hazards 149 -- Writer's Bottom 149 -- Top Diets For Fat Scribes 153 -- Repetitive Strain Injury 159 -- Jealousy 163 -- Snobbery 165 -- Stress 167 -- On Being Vile to Live With 169 -- Other Things to Consider 171 -- Sex 171 -- Money 173 -- Smoking 176 -- Handbags and the Offside Rule 176 -- Copyright 177 -- At the End... 179 -- What to Do When You've Finished 179 -- Dreaded Synopsis 181 -- Finding an Agent (how not to) 185 -- Finding an Agent (the right way) 196 -- A Word About Publishers 200 -- Rejections and How to Deal with Them 207 -- Keeping the Faith, and Keeping Your Chin up 212 -- E-Publishing 215 -- Self-publishing 216 -- Vanity Publishing 217 -- Deals and How to Celebrate 217 -- Launch Parties 218 -- Which is only the Beginning... 219 -- Fantasies and Myths 219 -- Back to Earth - The Grim Reality of Sales 219 -- Richard & Judy 221 -- Putting it About - The Art of Exposing Oneself 226 -- Book Signings 227 -- Do You Need a Website? 228 -- Useful Info 231 -- Still Wannabe a Writer? 233 -- A Funny Game To Be In 233 -- Wannabe a Writer? 234 -- Novel-Writing Competition 261.
Local Note Precat review needed.
Subject Fiction -- Authorship.
Fiction -- Technique.
ISBN 9781905170814 (paperback) £7.99
1905170815 (paperback) £7.99