Blueprint Your Bestseller
Organize and Revise Any Manuscript With the Book Architecture MethodBook - 2013
The first draft is the easy part . . .
In Blueprint Your Bestseller , Stuart Horwitz offers a step-by-step process for revising your manuscript that has helped bestselling authors get from first draft to final draft. Whether you're tinkering with your first one hundred pages or trying to wrestle a complete draft into shape, Horwitz helps you look at your writing with the fresh perspective you need to reach the finish line.
Blueprint Your Bestseller introduces the Book Architecture Method, a tested sequence of steps for organizing and revising any manuscript. By breaking a manuscript into manageable scenes, you can determine what is going on in your writing at the structural level - and uncover the underlying flaws and strengths of your narrative.
For more than a decade this proven approach to revision has helped authors of both fiction and nonfiction, as well as writers across all media from theater to film to TV.
'Self-help books about writing are usually crammed full of Virginia Woolf quotes and exclamation points, so imagine my surprise when I opened Blueprint Your Bestseller. My cynicism and trepidation morphed into the literary equivalent of shock and awe by page two. Stuart Horwitz had me scribbling notes in the margins of his indispensable book late into the night. Blueprint Your Bestseller is as inspiring as it is invaluable.' Elizabeth Flock, New York Times bestselling author of Me & Emma and What Happened to My Sister