Write A Great Synopsis: An Expert Guide
Welcome back to In the Wishing Chair! Thanks for bearing with me over the Christmas period, and if this is the first time you’ve visited, then do have a listen to some of the other interviews. I’ve been lucky enough to speak to some fabulous people.
I’m joined once again by Nicola Morgan as she releases another of her extremely useful how-to ebooks. Write A Great Synopsis: An Expert Guide follows on from the success of Tweet Right and gives invaluable advice on how to deal with the stressful question of the Dreaded Synopsis. We chat about this and about forthcoming ebooks from Nicola.
More about Write A Great Synopsis:
Most writers hate writing synopses. They need dread them no more. In Write a Great Synopsis – An Expert Guide, Nicola Morgan takes the stress out of the subject and applies calm, systematic guidance, with her renowned no-nonsense approach.
Write a Great Synopsis covers: the function of a synopsis, differences between outlines and synopses, different requirements for different agents and publishers, finding the heart of your book, how to tackle non-linear plots, multiples themes, sub-plots and long novels, and it answers all the questions and confusions that writers have. Nicola also introduces readers to her useful Crappy Memory Tool, explains the art of crafting a 25-word pitch, and demonstrates with real examples. Gold-dust for writers at all stages.
Nicola is the author of around ninety books for all ages, fiction and non-fiction. To writers she is known for the no-nonsense expert advice in her blog, Help! I Need a Publisher! and her highly acclaimed book for writers, Write to be Published, as well as Tweet Right – The Sensible Person’s Guide to Twitter.
You can find more information on Nicola at her website here, or have a look at her acclaimed blog for aspiring writers, Help! I need a publisher. You can also like her page on Facebook, or seek her out in the Twittersphere.
Listeners can also take part in a competition to win one of 3 synopsis critiques among other prizes. For more details, visit here, but to take part leave a comment on any blog taking part in the blog tour (see the competition page) and you will be entered into a Grand Draw. Leave comments on as many blogs as you like, one entry per blog!