If You Write Fiction, This Is for You!

Updated: Sep 28

I have a new fiction-writing handbook coming out next weekend (August 17th)!


**Update as of 2020: The book was published and is now available on Amazon in both e-book and paperback!**

You can order it here: https://www.amazon.com/Slap-Him-Fish-Crash-Course-Fiction-ebook/dp/B07VVM8TZ6


There’ s a paperback version in the works as well, which should also release around the 17th.


Here’s what it covers:


SLAP HIM WITH A FISH IS A CRASH COURSE IN THE CRAFT OF FICTION FOR BEGINNING TO INTERMEDIATE FICTION WRITERS.


Written by an indie author and writing instructor and made to address often-asked questions from the author’s students and fellow writers, this handbook covers an assortment of writing topics. Told in a conversational, easily digested format, this book provides an in-depth look at the craft of fiction with a practical-yet-encouraging perspective.


Topics covered include:

  1. What Makes a Story “Work”

  2. Creating Emotional Impact

  3. The Writing Process

  4. Terminology

  5. Genres and Genre Expectations

  6. The True Meaning of Show, Don’t Tell

  7. Backstory and the Iceberg Theory

  8. Significant Detail versus Excess Detail

  9. Writing for an Audience

  10. How Characters, Setting, Plot, and Theme Interconnect

  11. Hooking Your Reader

  12. Crafting Realistic Conflict & Building Story Tension

  13. Thematic Threads and Emotional Resonance

  14. Using Description in Your Story

  15. Using Exposition in Your Story

  16. Point of View (POV)

  17. Narrative Style & Authorial Voice

  18. Crafting Strong Dialogue

  19. Making Every Word Count

  20. Worldbuilding

  21. Developing Characters

  22. Plotting & Planning

  23. Basic Story Structure

  24. Drafting: Tips for getting started

  25. The Magic of “Flow”

  26. Surviving the Suck

  27. How To Finish That First Draft!

  28. Editing/Rewriting

  29. Tips for Self-Editing

  30. Choosing a Title and Writing a Blurb/Description

  31. Publishing Options

  32. And more!

GRAB THIS HANDY RESOURCE NOW AND LEVEL UP YOUR SKILLS IN THE CRAFT OF FICTION.


Just wanted to let you all know in case anyone might find it helpful!

#writing #guide #HowTo #writers #crashcourse #help #handbook #plotting #story #publishing #editing #novel #fiction

I'd LOVE

to hear from 

YOU!

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • YouTube - White Circle
  • Pinterest - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle

Site Created By FIERCE, INC as part of a Fierce Media Project.     //    Privacy Policy