Just published! - Elements of the Novel: A Primer for Beginners

Critically acclaimed historical and YA writer Eileen Charbonneau reveals all the tricks of the trade for creating great novel-length fiction.
 
 
ELEMENTS OF THE NOVEL by Eileen Charbonneau
ELEMENTS OF THE NOVEL by Eileen Charbonneau
 
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April 19, 2012 - PRLog -- In ELEMENTS OF THE NOVEL: A PRIMER FOR BEGINNERS critically-acclaimed historical and YA novelist Eileen Charbonneau provides beginners with invaluble guidance re: process, plotting, structure, character development, dialogue, and more.

Charbonneau's novels for adults include WALTZING IN RAGTIME, THE RANDOLPH LEGACY and RACHEL LEMOYNE, all published by Macmillan/Forge.

The Washington Post said of WALTZING IN RAGTIME that it "has an almost made-for-TV miniseries sheen to it, even as it grapples with large and complex social issues ... "

WALTZING IN RAGTIME has gone back for multiple printings, and won a Heart of the West Award.

Charbonneau's YA novels include THE GHOSTS OF STONY CLOVE, IN THE TIME OF WOLVES and HONOR TO THE HILLS, all published by Macmillan/Tor.

THE GHOSTS OF STONY CLOVE  won both the Golden Medallion Award for Best Young Adult Novel and the New York Public Library Best Book for Young Adults Award.

A number of Charbonneau's novels are available from Macmillan in new eBook editions.

Charbonneau has also written for The New York Times and co-wrote the award-winning 1990 documentary film "Endowment for the Planet," narrated by Christopher Reeve.

She lives in Boca Raton, Florida and Maplecrest, New York.


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PRAISE:

I was immediately taken by ELEMENTS OF THE NOVEL and its encouraging, empowering, democratizing approach to the art and profession.
- Robert Crooke, author of THE EARTH AND ITS SORROWS

In this simple guide, Eileen Charbonneau provides clear prime directives while also communicating the need for flexibility and poetic license.
- Wanda Shapiro, author of SOMETIMES THAT HAPPENS WITH CHICKEN

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Published April 17th 2012

Paper, 118 pages, 5.25" x 8"
Retail price $12.95
ISBN-13: 978-0615623924
Available to bookstores via Ingram.

Also available as an Amazon Kindle eBook, $4.95

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