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Your Book Starts Here: Create, Craft, and Sell Your First Novel, Memoir, or Nonfiction Book Paperback – March 16, 2011
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"Your Book Starts Here" offers unparalleled guidance on: building a writing practice; brainstorming content; writing scene-based islands; storyboarding within a three-act structure; stifling the inner critic; developing characters and setting; incorporating sensory details; exploring theme and so much more!
I credit "Your Book Starts Here" and the workshops and online classes I've taken with Mary for providing the inspiration, insight and supportive writing community I needed to propel me on my book-writing journey. Working through a chapter from Mary's book each week, I have discovered my writing voice and experienced a profound transformation in the quality of my writing. As a result, I'm well on my way to completing a first draft.
I highly recommend "Your Book Starts Here" for anyone who has always wanted to write a book - and those who want to raise the bar on their current or future book projects.
I have many writing books littering my shelves. This is one of the best.
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Mary Carroll Moore does an amazing job of covering the entire process of writing a book! It's very clear and concise with tips, examples, and exercises for improvement. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jeffrey S. Terrell
Impossible to review this. Really. I have read it many times. I have made a workbook. I have copied down quotes from it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jay Gilbertson
This book gives readers a clear path to craft their book from idea stage to publication. There is a depth of insight and some wonderful exercises for every level of writer. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Therese
I have taken multiple classes from Mary Carroll Moore. I've grown leaps and bounds under her feedback and direction. Much of what she teaches comes directly from this book. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Lindagail
This a wonderful compilation of useful knowledge for any writer. Brava!Published on July 26, 2014 by gloria gerber
Mary Carroll Moore has offered the reader clear examples of how to develop a book, using practical exercises, good examples and suggestions, and a systematic presentation of... Read morePublished on July 5, 2014 by Judith Mattison