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Download your free sample chapter from How to Write a Novel and Get It Published

In this chapter, you’ll learn the secret to classic story structure – in an easy-to-understand format – including a powerful technique for combining plotting with character creation. You’ll find out how to create character-driven stories that readers love and get a bunch of practical writing activities that you can apply straight away. As with all the Small Steps Guides, you’ll get a down-to-earth approach to writing craft. Unlike other books and courses, the Small Steps Guides are all designed to help you fit writing into your life.

Learn to break down the novel writing process into manageable chunks, and find time to write

This book will give you a system for planning and writing your novel, and will empower you to fit writing into your everyday life, using tried and tested time management techniques. Also included: links and downloads to help you plan your novel, a chapter on the three routes to publication, and twenty pages of resources.

Small steps in a nutshell

How to Write a Novel and Get It Published uses the Small Steps method. You can take any task and break it down into smaller and smaller steps until it becomes manageable. You can do small things in your everyday life to allow you to achieve your goals. In other words, you can take small steps towards planning, writing and finishing a novel and getting it published. This book will show you how.

“Oh wow, did I find this book useful, enjoyable, informative and interesting. It is packed full of information that anyone wanting to write a book can use. I’ve been wanting to write a book for some time but I’ve had no idea how or where to start. It’s overwhelming to think about, without a plan and guidelines. After reading this book, I feel closer to making my own book happen.” – Amazon reviewer