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From Story Idea to Reader Audiobook

From Story Idea to Reader

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Publisher's Summary

From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. Whether you are brushing up on your writing skills or starting out, this book will take you through the whole process from inspiration to conclusion. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way.

Between them, Patsy Collins and Rosemary Kind have sold hundreds of short stories, written 16 published books, and produced numerous articles for Writing Magazine and similar publications. They've both judged writing competitions and run workshops, and Rosemary has read and edited thousands of short stories and published dozens of books for other writers.

With the information, help and encouragement in this book, you too could see your work in print.

©2016 Patsy Collins & Rosemary J. Kind (P)2017 Patsy Collins & Rosemary J. Kind

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  • Amazon Customer
    18/09/17
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    "A lot like an interview"
    If you could sum up From Story Idea to Reader in three words, what would they be?

    Helpful for beginners


    Any additional comments?

    I found this to be helpful in looking at the everyday world as a source of inspiration.

    The text seems to read more like an interview you would see in a magazine or newspaper. At first it was a little hard to follow until I realized this. After that the information was very good.

    I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Erin
    Millers Creek, NC, United States
    17/09/17
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    "Good Advice for Writers"

    I found this to be full of easy-to-follow advice and exercises. I especially thought the exercises were what made the whole thing worth the listen and creditworthy. I do feel like parts of it would have been better in print, but having a notebook handy while listening would optimal to get the most out of this listen.

    I imagine it's hard to put together any kind of instructional that can appeal to a wide range of people without condescending to some and going over the heads of others. I thought a couple spots were a bit tedious, or "Let me explain this very common sense idea to you using small words." However, it wasn't enough to make me not recommend the book overall. I think this can be very helpful to someone who is considering trying their hand at writing.

    The narration is clear and read well. It is very much a reading rather than a performance as it is a "how-to" which is obviously written by 2 women and read by one man. However, there is nothing lost in the conversion from print to audio, and CW Hall did a great job.

    I received this audiobook at my request in exchange for an UNBIASED review.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • DK
    COLCHESTER, VT, United States
    14/09/17
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    "The Title Is Confusing But The Content Is Not"



    ✍️ The title is a bit confusing to me but I found this book to be an encyclopedia for a writer.

    Some of the highlights:
    1. Short, focused ;chapters
    2. Summary and exercises at the end of each chapter
    3. Glossary

    I found that speeding up the audio made the narration better.

    This is the 3rd or 4th book that I have listened to about writing and/or audiobook creation in the past 4 or 5 months. I think it is helpful and may be inspiring for those who are considering writing a book.

    I recommend listening to this with a pen and notebook (or the electronic version) in hand to jot down notes.

    *I was given a copy of this book in exchange for my unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read this. If you found my review helpful, would you please take a moment and select 'yes' below? Also, consider following me on Audible.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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