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January 4 2007 Fiction Writing Newsletter


Fiction Vision Newsletter

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Volume 2, Edition 1

4 January 2007

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In this issue:

- From the editor

- To plan or not to plan

- Related links and articles

- Previous articles

- On the forum

- Fiction Writing Shop

 From the editor

Happy new year! And welcome back to the full length Fiction Vision newsletter. 

The new year is the time many writers make a resolution to start their novel. Are you writing yours this year? This week's article begins the series on planning a novel - the first step is deciding just how much plotting you want to do before you begin writing.


 To plan or not to plan 

Some writing advice says forget the planning stage - just write. Others say plan, plan, plan in great detail. And there are successful authors to prove both theories. 

How do you work out which method is best for you?

Read this article

 Related articles 

Plotting your story - structure

Plot versus character - which drives the story?

 Previous articles on the Fiction Writing site 

Writing fantasy

Writing a synopsis

Terminology and guidelines on story length

 On the Fiction Writing forum 

Are you planning on writing your novel this year? Or have you already started? 

Tell us about it on the forum!

  Fiction Writing Shop at BellaOnline

Visit the Fiction Writing Shop at BellaOnline for gift ideas to spoil yourself or a friend, or to invest in books to improve your writing craft. 

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