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The only way to write a book is to sit down and write. It may seem self-evident, but the first draft of a book, from which comes everything else, can only be achieved by sitting down, writing and forgetting about any con... More »

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Starting a book involves many different steps and concerns, including choosing a subject, determining what makes that subject unique, creating an outline of the book and beginning the actual writing. Carefully considerin... More »

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When writing a book synopsis, introduce the most relevant characters and explain how their central conflicts drive the overarching plot. Describe the most significant plot points, but don't include subplots that aren't e... More »

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