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Monday, April 04, 2005

Advice on Novel Writing - Free, In-Depth Resource

Advice on Novel Writing is a free, newbie's writing resource provided by published Author, Crawford Kilian.

Although posted in 1992, this in-depth advice still holds a lot of relevance for today's beginners. Following are some of the topics discussed:

  • Elements of a Successful Story
  • Manuscript Format
  • Plotting
  • Symbolism
  • Narrative Voice
  • Constructing a Scene
  • Show and Tell: Which is better?
  • Characters
  • Dialogue
  • Writing a Query Letter
  • ...and More!

Grab a drink and settle in for a good read!

1 comment(s):

Nice to see your kind words, but the Steampunk version of my advice is a bit dated. For more current material, visit "Writing Fiction" ( and dig into the early archives (July 2003). The site also has some links to other writing resources.


By Blogger Crawford, at 11:19 PM  

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