How to Write a Successful novelWriting a successful novel
Mysteries of a successful novel by Steve Shrott
I define a successful novel as someone who starts to read it and doesn't stop until it's finished. How do we make a novel like this? I have a great ingenuity to keep this focus until the end. That' s what inspires the readers about your textbook, what makes them buy it.
In my view, however, they are not as important as your notion. Thoughts are the best, no difference whether they are fiction, screenplay, short story, etc. Filmmakers who buy the right to a textbook basically only buy the concept. So, what's a great notion? They should be able to describe the concept in one or two phrases.
It should clearly and unambiguously illustrate what the whole thing is about. You' re supposed to have a protagonist. It should have something special that is unexpected, ironical or different from other textbooks. Allow me to give you an example from the novel "Dark Matter" by Blake Crouch. Here would be the thought.
Mr President, we have a good grasp of what history is all about and it is very clear. It seems to be a different concept than we have seen so far. Well, for me it matches all the criterions of a great concept. It' s been a while since I was reading this volume, but on the basis of the ideas I just share, I could imagine how the plot could go.
Here is the concept behind a Robin Benway novel titled "Audrey, wait!", Note how all the same items are true to this film. It' a phrase and we have another good plan for what the whole thing is about. And we know that there will be conflicts.
It' also a different history than we have seen before. 2 ) Get the reader's notice at the beginning. In order to give you an impression of how this works, I would like to tell you something about me. But in the end I read very few because they don't attract my interest at the beginning.
Usually I give these titles three sections, but if they don't'get me' within these pages, I will put the script aside. How do we captivate the reader's interest? Thinking about the things that attract your interest in your own lives. You' re the one who got your attention. No. Well, if this were a ledger, you probably would have turned the page.
It' just something that attracts the reader's interest in some way. The one thing to keep in mind is that different folks can study a single one. You' ll be reading to the centre of the page and then buying the ledger. Therefore we have to make sure that our home pages are suitable for these different readers.
You' ve got to make sure your novel goes up and down as it should to keep your readers absorbed in the story. It' about the success and failure of your character. It is important that your novel continues at the right time. When it' too quick, your readers will not be able to comprehend what is going on, too slowly and they will get tired.
Whatever kind of work you write, your readers want it to be an emotive trip. In order to keep up the reader's interest, your protagonist has to fight to achieve his aim. Conflicts and tensions must be taken into account for your history to work. So your readers always keep up to date.
In your textbook it must always be about the concept you put forward at the beginning of your history. In other words, Blake Snyder, the whole point is the genetic makeup of your history. Every time you go on a tangente from the heart of your history, the readers lose interest. I' ve just covered some of the many items in this diary that are necessary for a successful novel.
My How to Write a Page Turner course covers all these subjects and much more. So if you want to know how to write a novel that the reader devours, join me. A prizewinning satirist, Steve Shrott is lovingly called the "comedy author of the stars".
He has also been teaching for the Romance Writers of America and Savvy Writers on line.