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Writing for Love: How to Write a Novel in Eleven Easy Steps

Chrissie Manby

8 Reviews

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Autobiography: literary, Creative writing & creative writing guides, Writing & editing guides, Writing skills, Prose: non-fiction, Fiction, Romance

The bestselling author on how to write a novel (also contains exclusive first four chapters of her new novel WHAT I DID ON MY HOLIDAYS)

An enjoyable and inspiring guide on writing a novel from scratch for aspiring writers from the bestselling women's fiction author Chrissie Manby. Learn everything you need to know from piecing together your first plan to mapping out your plot, laugh at Chrissie's tales of trial and error she's faced during her career, and find the encouragement to knuckle down and write your first novel.

You can also read an exclusive sneak peek of Chrissie Manby's delightful new novel, WHAT I DID ON MY HOLIDAYS.

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Praise for Writing for Love: How to Write a Novel in Eleven Easy Steps

  • Praise for WRITING FOR LOVE:

  • 'Writing For Love is a short yet very useful writing guide, drawing on Chrissie's own experiences as a bestselling author to provide some helpful information for those who dream of being published. Even if you're not an aspiring chick-lit novelist, Writing For Love is a great read for Chrissie Manby fans who would like to find out a bit more about the author. I'd highly recommend it. 5/5' -

  • Praise for Chrissie Manby:

  • 'Be prepared to get completely lost in this deliciously funny read' ***** - Heat on CRAZY IN LOVE

  • 'Destined to keep you up until the small hours' **** - Daily Mirror on CRAZY IN LOVE

  • Smartly written, extremely readable, and gives us a fascinating and funny glimpse into the dark side of love - Heat

  • Dry wit that sits just beneath the surface . . . A delicious read - Daily Mail

  • Nothing short of brilliant - Marie Claire

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Chrissie Manby

Chrissie Manby is the author of twenty five romantic comedies including A PROPER FAMILY HOLIDAY, THE MATCHBREAKER and SEVEN SUNNY DAYS. She has had several Sunday Times bestsellers and her novel about behaving badly after a break-up, GETTING OVER MR RIGHT, was nominated for the 2011 Melissa Nathan Award.

Chrissie was raised in Gloucester, in the west of England, and now lives in London. Contrary to the popular conception of chick-lit writers, she is such a bad home-baker that her own father threatened to put her last creation on She is, however, partial to white wine and shoes she can't walk in.

You can follow her on Twitter @chrissiemanby, or visit her website to find out more.

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