Friday, October 16, 2009

A Novel Idea

A Novel Idea is a compilation of essays by a number of best-selling Christian authors.

If you are interested in how to write Christian Fiction, this book will be a great resource.

It is broken down to 4 parts:

The Fundamentals of Fiction - including plot, characters, dialogue, point of view, pacing, setting and descriptions.

Developing Your Craft - including preparation, discipline of writing, finding your voice, writing with expression and handling rejection.

Writing Christian Fiction - including discerning your call and the distinctive of Christian fiction.

Networking and Marketing - feedback, breaking into publishing and marketing.

Contributions come from Jerry Jenkins, Francine Rivers, Karen Kingsbury, Randy Alcorn, Terri Blackstock, Robin Jones Gunn, Angela Hunt and many others.

This book won't give you tips for what stories to write, but it will give you the basics to get your foot in the door of writing fiction.

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