After writing and publishing more than 140 books, Angela Hunt has developed a video course that will improve your writing and set you on the path to publication. Any writer, even already-published writers, can benefit from her lessons on plotting, characterization, self-editing, and evoking emotion. This course, which includes video, printed material, and worksheets, is a tool you will use many times as you perfect your work in progress.
Imagine a writing class taught by a veteran writer who is available to you on your schedule . . . and who allows you to work at your own pace. If you want to be a serious writer, you can’t afford to let this opportunity pass by.
Imagine . . . learning at your own pace, practicing in private, and getting tricks of the trade from a publishing insider. You can post a question, participate in discussions, and learn whatever you want to know. So don’t hesitate . . . invest in yourself and order this online writing course today!
If you’d like to take Angela’s class in person, visit www.writeagreatbook.info.
A Christian Writer’s Possibly Useful Ruminations from A Life in Pages (Writing Lessons from the Front)
Volumes one through ten of the Writing Lessons from the Front series have dealt with the technical and craft aspects of writing. In this supplemental volume, veteran writer Angela Hunt shares what's she's learned as a Christian writer--about the process, the plans, the critics, the risks, and the ...More info →
A complete writer's workshop in a book . . . The first ten Writing Lessons from the Front are compiled into this volume. Lessons cover plot structure, characterization, point of view, evoking emotion, self-editing, creating and maintaining tension, writing historical fiction, plans and processes to...More info →
Have you ever started to read a novel, put it down, and simply never picked it up again? Don't let that happen to your novel! In this short lesson, part of the Writing Lessons from the Front series, veteran novelist Angela Hunt explains why the first pages of a novel are crucial to finding, hooking, and compelling readers to keep reading. From creating an unforgettable first line to creating a protagonist with whom your reader can bond, writers will find insights and reminders to help their work be the best it can possibly be.More info →
The Plot Skeleton: a practical, bare boned approach that works for children’s books, short stories, novels, screenplays, and storytellers (Writing Lessons from the Front) (Volume 1)
If you were sitting in a room with twenty other people, at first glance you might think they are quite different. After all, people come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. But if you were to put on x-ray glasses and look at those same people's skeletons, unless one of them had an abnormality, they wo...More info →
Creating Extraordinary Characters: a simple, practical approach to creating unforgettable characters (Writing Lessons from the Front)
Scarlett O'Hara, Anne Shirley, Wilbur the pig, Katniss Everdeen. Why do we love these characters? Why do we remember them long after we've forgotten the details of their stories? In this second book in the Writing Lessons from the Front series, Angela Hunt explains how you can create unforgettabl...More info →
Unlocking the mystery behind POINT OF VIEW: why is point of view important to a novelist, and how can we make sure we're using it correctly? Which serves the story better--first person, third person, omniscient, or the quirky second? Using thirty years of writing experience, Angela Hunt presents a ...More info →
Track Down the Weasel Words: And other strategies to revise and improve your manuscript (Writing Lessons from the Front)
Suppose you took your car to a mechanic who greeted you in about an hour and said, "You'll be pleased to know that I replaced your dead battery and added 250 unnecessary parts." Just as unnecessary parts would ruin a car engine, so unnecessary words, phrases, and elements can do damage to a story e...More info →
Readers pick up nonfiction books to learn something. They pick up novels to feel something: love, fear, joy, grief, elation, frustration, happiness, desperation, anger, despair, determination . . . or all of the above. We write novels to give readers a vicarious emotional experience. They want to w...More info →
So you want to write a book . . . but you can't quite seem to get started. Or finished. Writing veteran Angela Hunt details areas and concepts you should consider before, during, and after the writing. This lesson discusses the work a writer should do away from his or her manuscript—conceptualizi...More info →
Does your book bog down in the middle? Do you have pages on which nothing really happens? Do people skip or skim large portions of your manuscript? Then you're probably lacking tension. From years of teaching writing, novelist Angela Hunt knows that maintaining tension is one of the most difficult challenges a fiction writer faces. Learn some of the techniques you can use to maintain tension and hook readers so completely that they can't put your book down.More info →
Writing Historical Fiction: Viewing the Past Through the Lens of the Present (Writing Lessons from the Front)
"Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it." George Santayana. Writing historical fiction involves more than taking a story and substituting carriages for cars. The historical novelist must do her best to understand the mindset of the people she writes about, even while she explore...More info →
The Fiction Writer’s Book of Checklists: Gentle Reminders to Help Your Work be the Best It Can Be (Writing Lessons from the Front)
Ever wish you had a list that could tell you how and when to check your characterization, how to set your plot structure, and why you should listen to your work-in-progress? This is the list book you've always dreamed of. Whether you are super-organized or a seat-of-the-pants writer, this book wi...More info →
Writing a short book for children ought to be easy, right? Not if you don't know what you're doing. The picture book is an art form with a definite blueprint, and you deviate from it at your peril.
Like all of the Writing Lessons from the Front books, this book is brief. There are other books with philosophies and backgrounds and lots of full color illustrations on glossy pages, and this isn’t one of them. This is a simple, practical book that will give you the nuts-and-bolts information you need to write a good picture book. Combine that with inspiration and your imagination, and you should be good to go.
Veteran author Angela Hunt has written over 180 books, including more than a dozen picture books, including the best-selling THE TALE OF THREE TREES.More info →
Make your novel the best it can be with veteran novelist Angela Hunt's THE ART OF REVISION. In this book, you'll discover the five-draft system to help you move from creative author to exacting editor, and how to resolve the problems in your novel, deepen characters, and strengthen your writing. You'll also learn how to polish your manuscript and get it ready for publication.
Benefits of this book include:
- Unlocking the power to make your novel the best it can be
- Discovering emotional depth and captivating stories
- Transforming your writing to a professional level
What's included in the book:
- An expert guide to the five-draft system
- Tips on how to cut out unnecessary words
- Advice on traditional and self-publishing
- Finding beta readers
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Are you tired of writing dull, lifeless dialogue? Do you struggle with finding the balance between too much and not enough explanation? Want to create characters that feel like real people? And what about historical dialogue-- how do you capture the essence of a different time? Can dialogue effectively deliver exposition? What, exactly, is "on the nose" dialogue, and why should we avoid it? And the age-old question: to swear or not to swear?
Look no further, because after publishing more than 165 books, bestselling author Angela Hunt has the answers to all of your burning questions about crafting compelling dialogue in this brief lesson. With her expert guidance, you will learn how to transform your writing and bring your characters to life through dynamic and authentic dialogue.
Benefits from reading this book:
- Master the art of crafting engaging dialogue that keeps readers hooked and invested in your story
- Create characters that feel like real people, with unique voices and personalities that jump off the page and into readers' hearts
This book includes:
- Expert advice and tips from a successful, experienced author
- Practical examples to help you visualize the dynamic principle
- Techniques for writing historical dialogue, using profanity, and avoiding "on the nose" dialogue
- Insights into how to use dialogue to reveal character, advance the plot, and build tension
- And much more!
Included in this book:
- Strategies for writing natural and believable dialogue
- Tips for incorporating foreign flavor and slang into your dialogue
- Common mistakes to avoid when writing dialogue
- Examples of effective dialogue
- And so much more!
Don't miss out on this valuable resource for writers. Buy now and take your dialogue to the next level!More info →