A Primer for Beginning Authors

Rated 4.00/5 based on 6 reviews
This plain-speaking, step-by-step book covers the various components involved in writing a novel, getting it published and marketing the finished product: what beginning authors don't know that they don't know. Written from experience by an author who started her career from scratch.

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Words: 18,250
Language: English
ISBN: 9781452336060
About Kris Tualla

Kris Tualla, a dynamic award-winning and internationally published author of historical romances, writes with a fast-paced and succinct style. Her plots are full of twists, passion, and very satisfying outcomes! Kris started in 2006 with nothing but a nugget of a character in mind, and has created a dynasty with The Hansen Series and The Discreet Gentleman Series. Norway is the new Scotland!

Kris is an active member of Romance Writers of America, the Historical Novel Society, and Sisters in Crime. She is an enthusiastic speaker and teacher, and created Arizona Dreamin' - Arizona's first romance-reader event: ArizonaDreaminEvent.com - and it's author-focused companion: BuildintheDream.com

"In the Historical Romance genre, there have been literally countless kilted warrior stories told. Well, I say it's time for a new breed of heroes! Come along with me and find out why: Norway IS the new Scotland!"

Big, blond, buff and beautiful men, with eyes the colors of seawater, and the wild, untamable blood of their Viking ancestors flowing through their veins. Do you feel it? The Hansen Men of Arendal, Norway - whose stories extend from post-plague Europe in 1354 through the 1840s American western expansion - are just such heroes.

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Review by: Fay Adams on Jan. 20, 2011 :
While the book wasn't much about plotting or character development, it was about what is becoming SO important in the current market - what happens after the final key stroke has been approved.

Yep. Marketing both the author and the book/series.

Great tool to keep by the keyboard to keep the faith when all is finally said and done.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Raven Master on May 24, 2010 :
Waste of time and money. Nothing new. Juvenile, vapid style - like something a bored housewife might write.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: anita clenney on April 19, 2010 : (no rating)
This was such a great book. Very informative but kept me entertained as well. I was laughing while I learned. Would highly recommend it, especially for new writers, but even more seasoned writers can find some great nuggets inside.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Amber Scott on April 01, 2010 :
You don't have to be a beginner to relate to, learn from and thoroughly enjoy this wonderful book! It will help you get through those tough times.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: vickibendau on April 01, 2010 :
A lighthearted and no-nonsense approach to a subject that nearly everyone contemplates at one time or another. Kris Tualla lives the been-there and still-doing-it, every day with butt in the chair and fingers on the keyboard life of the fiction writer. Neophytes would do well to heed her words.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: booklaurie on April 01, 2010 :
A great "where do I start and what do I do" introduction to writing novels! It feels like chatting with a friend who's extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sharing what she's learned. Very easy to read, with lots of information worth noting at every stage of a beginning author's journey.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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