How I Write

Secrets of a Bestselling Author

Janet Evanovich with Ina Yalof; Read by Janet Evanovich

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How many people would kill to be a bestselling novelist? Especially one like Janet Evanovich.Writers want to know how a bestselling author thinks, writes, plans, and dreams her books. And they are primed for a book from Janet Evanovich that tells, in a witty Q&A format:
• How she comes up with such remarkable characters
• How she nails the perfect name every time
• How she finds out insider details
• Just how she sets up those masterful plots
• What the life of a full-time writer is really like
• What she’d tell an aspiring author about the publishing industry
• And much, much more!

This book details the elements of writing and publishing a novel, and addresses all categories of fiction—from mystery/thriller/action titles to romance; from stand-alone narratives to series. It offers practical and inspiring advice on such subjects as structuring a plot and handling rejection. And it combines one of today’s most successful fiction writers with a published non-fiction writer who teaches creative fiction. HOW I WRITE is the perfect reference for anyone looking to improve their writing, and for those fans who are hungry to find out more about just how Janet Evanovich ticks.

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Praise for How I Write

“No less than her plotting, Evanovich’s characterizations are models of screwball artistry. The intricate plot machinery of her comic capers is fueled by inventive twists.”The New York Times

“Evanovich’s series is as addictive as Fritos—and...not losing any of its salty crunch… Evanovich serves up consistently craveable goodies.”People

“Plum is one of fiction’s most irresistible heroines.”Seattle Post Intelligencer

“Evanovich is the crown princess of detective fiction.”Bookpage

“Evanovich is brilliantly evocative.”Denver Post


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About the Author

Janet Evanovich with Ina Yalof; Read by Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich is the #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, including Twelve Sharp
 
Ina Yalof is a full-time writer with eight published books and countless magazine articles. She teaches writing at Dartmouth College’s continuing education program.

Janet Evanovich
Ina Yalof
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How I Write
Secrets of a Bestselling Author
Janet Evanovich with Ina Yalof; Read by Janet Evanovich

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
September 2006
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593979508
ISBN10: 1593979509
Audio Run Time: 4:30
$12.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
September 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312354282
ISBN10: 0312354282
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 272 pages
$15.99

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
September 2006
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429916011
ISBN10: 142991601X
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 272 pages
$9.99
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