Thursday, August 13, 2009

Writing Tools - Test Your Story Ideas

I get Writers Digest email updates quite frequently, and today I got an email about N.M. Kelby’s new book called The Constant Art of Being a Writer. I read through the synopsis and the book sounds like a great tool that offers writing strategies and techniques. If you want to learn more you can even read an excerpt of chapter 13 titled, "Test Your Story Ideas".

Here's a quick blurb about the excerpted chapter:
"In this excerpt from award-winning novelist and short story writer N.M. Kelby’s The Constant Art of Being a Writer, you’ll learn how to:
• Determine whether a story idea is sustainable
• Use conflict to make your idea stronger
• Evaluate your characters and their place in your story..."read more

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