The dream of writing fiction full time for a living is now within your grasp.
In this brand new book, Rob Parnell, commonly referred to as the 'world's foremost writing guru', has created the ultimate guide to creating commercial novels for publication. Whether you choose the traditional route or wish to self-publish on-line, "From Zero to Hero: How to Make a LIVING Writing Fiction" contains all the advice and guidance you need to help you carve out a new career as a writer of fiction bestsellers.
Years of experience from Rob Parnell and the hundreds of authors he has worked with over the preceding decade has been lovingly collated into this essential guide for the aspiring novelist. Everything from coming up with ideas and compelling characters to structuring your plots; tips on point of view, show don't tell and creating suspense; all the way to publication and self-promotion, on-line and off-line, are dealt with, in detail, within the pages of this unique writing manual.
If success and making money - and soon - from your writing passion is your goal, then you need look no further than, "From Zero to Hero: How to Make a LIVING Writing Fiction." It contains a wealth of information on writing full-time: organizing your new life for maximum productivity, identifying your ideal genre, how to attract and keep your readers, and how to maintain a high-paying fiction-writing career over the long term.
Rob Parnell says: "It has always surprised me that of all my writing resources, the original version of this course was the most popular with professionals, who, I guess, could clearly identify with the lifestyle portrayed within its text. In this new Kindle version, I have completely updated and expanded on the original. (It's four times the size!) It's now much more than a writing resource to me, I like to think of it as a heartfelt homage to the profession, a book designed to inspire the next generation of authors who want to earn money writing commercial fiction."
This comprehensive guide is a genuine road map for fiction writing success.
In the last fifteen years, Rob Parnell and his wife (and soul mate) have had over one hundred and forty books published, in various formats, all over the world. They've even had screenplays optioned by Hollywood. Simply put, when it comes to writing commercial fiction, they know what works and Rob Parnell knows what he's talking about.
Here's an overview of what this personal masterclass covers in nine data-packed chapters:
Preparing to Write: What you need to do and think about before you start. The right kind of mental preparation will change the way you work for the better. It will help you write more professionally, faster and with improved focus.
Character, Plotting & The First Draft: How to easily create what you set out to do in the shortest possible time. How to make sure your work is going to be commercial right from the start. How to write with confidence, discipline and perceived talent.
Getting a Diamond Out of the Rough: Learn what every professional writer does to take a first draft to a publishable standard. How to use very simple rules to create compelling fiction that always works.
How to Publish and Maintain a Writing Career: The simple practicalities of what to do after the writing - to make sure you can continue your craft - and get paid for it, time and again, for life.
Along the way there's a detailed look at how to write good dialog, effective description, how to create drama, suspense and good action scenes, perfecting pace and lots of other practical issues like time management, career planning, motivation, discipline and how to become a better person through writing and creativity.
If you've ever wanted a complete writing resource that showed you exactly how to write quality fiction that sells, then this book is for you!