Your Next Skill: Writing a Novel
Find resources for learning to write a novel. Below are several different resources--books, online classes and resources, and an iOS app--which may help you write a novel.
Elements of Fiction
Mosley, author of the "Easy Rawlins" mystery series, offers a detailed depiction of the writing process and lots of great advice for developing the discipline to move from a blank page to a finished product.
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King's classic memoir is also an inspiring and accessible examination of the craft of writing. This title is also available as a downloadable audiobook read by King.
Format: eBookView On Writing
A wealth of best-selling authors offer practical advise for bringing your fictional characters to life.
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Seattle Writes | Seattle Public Library
Seattle Writes is a program of Seattle Public Library that offers year-round resources, from podcasts to drop-in writing sessions, to assist writers. In the fall Seattle Writes presents a series of more than 20 free classes focusing on the craft of writing.View Seattle Writes | Seattle Public Library
Online Writing Classes at Hugo House
Hugo House is a great resource for Seattle writers. They normally offer a variety of in-person classes and events, but are currently offering a host of online classes. Check out their calendar of upcoming classes to find lots of courses that can help you write your novel.View Online Writing Classes at Hugo House
Evernote on the App Store
This cross-platform note taking app/digital file cabinet is a useful tool for catching and organizing your ideas, research, and writing scraps. The basic app is free, but there are fees to access premium features.View Evernote on the App Store