How to Write a Damn Good Novel Joan Y. Edwards The most important thing that you as a biographer can do is to write from the heart. How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II 1994 by James N. Frey. In this one, Frey says about criticism “Your ego is filleted right before your eyes.” He says that writing groups give you feedback to make your manuscript more powerful and effective. If you hang in there, you will learn to cope.
HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD NOVEL - teatr- Write only about someone you have deep feelings for. HOW TO WRITE A DAMN GOOD NOVEL. keep journals or make character sketches of people they meet, which is a good idea. Grace Metalious, it's been said, peopled Peyton Place with friends and neighbors in her hometown, and everybody she knew had no trouble figuring out who all those rakish, bed-hopping characters were.
How to Write a Damn Good Novel A. book by James N. Frey If you care deeply about your subject, either positively or negatively, so will your readers. How to Write a Damn Good Novel is a fairly quick read and although studious, it doesn't read too much like a text book. I've noticed that some writing books tend to be very dry and sound like they were written by a teacher, like Bickham's writing books. This work is a considerably better than that.