Bird by Bird meets Save the Cat in this new writing advice book by NY Times bestselling author Beth Revis. With more than 100000 reads on Wattpad for the previous edition, this newly expanded and rewritten edition features 350 pages of content, including charts and a detailed appendix. Your enemy is the blank page. When it comes to writing, there's no wrong way to get words on paper. But it's not always easy to make the ink flow. Paper Hearts: Some Writing Advice won't make writing any simpler, but it may help spark your imagination and get your hands back on the keyboard. Practical Advice Meets Real Experience With information that takes you from common mistakes in grammar to detailed charts on story structure, Paper Hearts describes: -How to Develop Character, Plot, & World -What Common Advice You Should Ignore -What Advice Actually Helps -How to Develop a Novel -The Basics of Grammar, Style, & Tone -Four Practical Methods of Charting Story Structure -How to Get Critiques and Revise Your Novel -How to Deal with Failure ...And much more! BONUS! More than 25 "What to do if..." scenarios to help writers navigate problems in writing from a NY Times Bestselling author who's written more than 2 million words of fiction.
Beth Revis is the NY Times bestselling author of the Across the Universe books, The Body Electric, and numerous short stories. She currently resides in rural North Carolina with her boys: one husband, one son, and two very large dogs.