How to Write a Novel A Practical Guide to the Art of Fiction
Free

How to Write a Novel A Practical Guide to the Art of Fiction

By Anonymous
Free
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL
  • HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL
    • A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE ART OF FICTION
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
  • HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE OBJECT IN VIEW
      • An Inevitable Comparison
      • A Model Lesson in Novel-Writing
      • The Teachable and the Unteachable
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE OBJECT IN VIEW
    • An Inevitable Comparison
    • A Model Lesson in Novel-Writing
    • The Teachable and the Unteachable
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • A GOOD STORY TO TELL
        • Where do Novelists get their Stories from?
        • Is there a Deeper Question?
        • What about the Newspapers?
      • Where do Novelists get their Stories from?
      • Is there a Deeper Question?
      • What about the Newspapers?
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • A GOOD STORY TO TELL
      • Where do Novelists get their Stories from?
      • Is there a Deeper Question?
      • What about the Newspapers?
    • Where do Novelists get their Stories from?
    • Is there a Deeper Question?
    • What about the Newspapers?
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III
      • HOW TO BEGIN
        • Formation of the Plot
        • The Agonies and Joys of "Plot-Construction"
        • Care in the Use of Actual Events
        • The Natural History of a Plot
        • Sir Walter Besant on the Evolution of a Plot
        • Plot-Formation in Earnest
        • Characters first: Plot afterwards
        • The Natural Background
      • Formation of the Plot
      • The Agonies and Joys of "Plot-Construction"
      • Care in the Use of Actual Events
      • The Natural History of a Plot
      • Sir Walter Besant on the Evolution of a Plot
      • Plot-Formation in Earnest
      • Characters first: Plot afterwards
      • The Natural Background
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • HOW TO BEGIN
      • Formation of the Plot
      • The Agonies and Joys of "Plot-Construction"
      • Care in the Use of Actual Events
      • The Natural History of a Plot
      • Sir Walter Besant on the Evolution of a Plot
      • Plot-Formation in Earnest
      • Characters first: Plot afterwards
      • The Natural Background
    • Formation of the Plot
    • The Agonies and Joys of "Plot-Construction"
    • Care in the Use of Actual Events
    • The Natural History of a Plot
    • Sir Walter Besant on the Evolution of a Plot
    • Plot-Formation in Earnest
    • Characters first: Plot afterwards
    • The Natural Background
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
      • CHARACTERS AND CHARACTERISATION
        • The Chief Character
        • How to Portray Character
        • Methods of Characterisation
        • The Trick of "Idiosyncrasies"
      • The Chief Character
      • How to Portray Character
      • Methods of Characterisation
      • The Trick of "Idiosyncrasies"
    • CHARACTERS AND CHARACTERISATION
      • The Chief Character
      • How to Portray Character
      • Methods of Characterisation
      • The Trick of "Idiosyncrasies"
    • The Chief Character
    • How to Portray Character
    • Methods of Characterisation
    • The Trick of "Idiosyncrasies"
    • CHAPTER V
      • STUDIES IN LITERARY TECHNIQUE
        • Narrative Art
        • Movement
        • Aids to Description
      • Narrative Art
      • Movement
      • Aids to Description
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • STUDIES IN LITERARY TECHNIQUE
      • Narrative Art
      • Movement
      • Aids to Description
    • Narrative Art
    • Movement
    • Aids to Description
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI
      • STUDIES IN LITERARY TECHNIQUE
        • Colour: Local and Otherwise
        • What About Dialect?
        • On Dialogue
        • Points in Conversation
        • "Atmosphere"
      • Colour: Local and Otherwise
      • What About Dialect?
      • On Dialogue
      • Points in Conversation
      • "Atmosphere"
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • STUDIES IN LITERARY TECHNIQUE
      • Colour: Local and Otherwise
      • What About Dialect?
      • On Dialogue
      • Points in Conversation
      • "Atmosphere"
    • Colour: Local and Otherwise
    • What About Dialect?
    • On Dialogue
    • Points in Conversation
    • "Atmosphere"
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII
      • PITFALLS
        • Items of General Knowledge
        • Specific Subjects
        • Topography and Geography
        • Scientific Facts
        • Grammar
      • Items of General Knowledge
      • Specific Subjects
      • Topography and Geography
      • Scientific Facts
      • Grammar
    • PITFALLS
      • Items of General Knowledge
      • Specific Subjects
      • Topography and Geography
      • Scientific Facts
      • Grammar
    • Items of General Knowledge
    • Specific Subjects
    • Topography and Geography
    • Scientific Facts
    • Grammar
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE SECRET OF STYLE
        • Communicable Elements
        • Incommunicable Elements
      • Communicable Elements
      • Incommunicable Elements
    • THE SECRET OF STYLE
      • Communicable Elements
      • Incommunicable Elements
    • Communicable Elements
    • Incommunicable Elements
    • CHAPTER IX
      • HOW AUTHORS WORK
        • Quick and Slow
        • How many Words a Day?
        • Charles Reade and Anthony Trollope
        • The Mission of Fancy
        • Fancies of another Type
        • Some of our Younger Writers
        • Curious Methods
      • Quick and Slow
      • How many Words a Day?
      • Charles Reade and Anthony Trollope
      • The Mission of Fancy
      • Fancies of another Type
      • Some of our Younger Writers
      • Curious Methods
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • HOW AUTHORS WORK
      • Quick and Slow
      • How many Words a Day?
      • Charles Reade and Anthony Trollope
      • The Mission of Fancy
      • Fancies of another Type
      • Some of our Younger Writers
      • Curious Methods
    • Quick and Slow
    • How many Words a Day?
    • Charles Reade and Anthony Trollope
    • The Mission of Fancy
    • Fancies of another Type
    • Some of our Younger Writers
    • Curious Methods
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X
      • IS THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF NOVELS EXHAUSTED?
        • The Question Stated
        • "Change" not "Exhaustion"
        • Why we talk about Exhaustion
      • The Question Stated
      • "Change" not "Exhaustion"
      • Why we talk about Exhaustion
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • IS THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF NOVELS EXHAUSTED?
      • The Question Stated
      • "Change" not "Exhaustion"
      • Why we talk about Exhaustion
    • The Question Stated
    • "Change" not "Exhaustion"
    • Why we talk about Exhaustion
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE NOVEL v. THE SHORT STORY
        • Practise the Short Story
        • Short Story Writers on their Art
      • Practise the Short Story
      • Short Story Writers on their Art
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE NOVEL v. THE SHORT STORY
      • Practise the Short Story
      • Short Story Writers on their Art
    • Practise the Short Story
    • Short Story Writers on their Art
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XII
      • SUCCESS: AND SOME OF ITS MINOR CONDITIONS
        • The Truth about Success
      • The Truth about Success
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • SUCCESS: AND SOME OF ITS MINOR CONDITIONS
      • The Truth about Success
    • The Truth about Success
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SUCCESS
      • Minor Conditions of Success
    • Minor Conditions of Success
    • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX I
      • THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPOSITION[175:1]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPOSITION[175:1]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • APPENDIX II
      • BOOKS WORTH READING
    • BOOKS WORTH READING
    • APPENDIX III
      • MAGAZINE ARTICLES ON WRITING FICTION
    • MAGAZINE ARTICLES ON WRITING FICTION
    • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      Also Available On
      App store smallGoogle play small
      Categories
      Curated Lists
      • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
        by Christopher M. Bishop
        Data mining
        by I. H. Witten
        The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction
        by Various
        See more...
      • CK-12 Chemistry
        by Various
        Concept Development Studies in Chemistry
        by John Hutchinson
        An Introduction to Chemistry - Atoms First
        by Mark Bishop
        See more...
      • Microsoft Word - How to Use Advanced Algebra II.doc
        by Jonathan Emmons
        Advanced Algebra II: Activities and Homework
        by Kenny Felder
        de2de
        by
        See more...
      • The Sun Who Lost His Way
        by
        Tania is a Detective
        by Kanika G
        Firenze_s-Light
        by
        See more...
      • Java 3D Programming
        by Daniel Selman
        The Java EE 6 Tutorial
        by Oracle Corporation
        JavaKid811
        by
        See more...