KINDLE [Writing the Blockbuster Novel]


  • Hardcover
  • 218
  • Writing the Blockbuster Novel
  • Albert Zuckerman
  • English
  • 08 August 2020
  • 9780898795981

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As luck would have it I met Albert Zuckerman in person a few weeks ago after he invited me over to his hotel to discuss my debut novel and writing plans It was an incredible encounter which I ll never forget but I was already reading this book before I met him The main reason for this was Ken Follett By all accounts it was Big Al Zuckerman who turned Ken Follett into a bestselling author long before Follett severed all ties with his agents back in 2013 And after a couple of readers on digital book club The Pigeonhole compared the writing in my debut novel to Follett s back in January 2018 I thought I could do worse than read the teachings of the man who helped turn Follett into a household nameI guess that in reviewing this book there s a few uestions I should first pose to myself to avoid beating around the bush1 Am I glad I read it Absolutely yes2 Should aspiring and experienced novelists read this novel Definitely hands down3 Do I wish I d read this book before I started writing Yes and no4 Will this book affect the way I write things going forward Absolutely5 Is this book gospel a guaranteed recipe for success No and by Zuckerman s own admission there are proven exceptions to each of his guidelinesA few other thoughts on the book This book will give you the dyed in the wool American industry view of what sort of novel you need to write to have a hope of landing a literary agent in the US if not globally and perhaps even serious commercial success Zuckerman s advice can be bruising and ruthless for example don t write historical fiction if you re not yet an established author After all even bestselling and highly talented authors like Tim Willocks have reputedly hit a wall when publishing historical fiction after achieving commercial success through a different genre Although Zuckerman doesn t explicitly say it in this book he did tell me in person men don t read The importance of developing female characters is not understated in this book The chapter in which Zuckerman shows the evolution consisting of around 4 5 rewrites of Follett s The Man From St Petersburg from the original to the final draft is as good an educational piece on creative writing as you re ever likely to read It s almost worth picking up this book just to read this chapter It s impressive to learn just how much work Follett put into rewriting the story arc of Petersburg and by all accounts Zuckerman played a huge part in the rewriting of the initial chapters and the main characters Personally I still find Petersburg to have a tedious plot and that s after it was rewritten a few times over but the point is that millions of people around the world do not And it is hugely important when trying to write commercially if you want to put yourself under that kind of pressure to appeal to the largest proportion of the reading public out there possible Zuckerman s advice on how to do this is straightforward have at least two female protagonists in every novel because again men don t read His view is not disproved by statistics although it does beg the uestion do men not read because women like to read than men or because the publishing industry has as always gone for the uick and easy buck and turned its back on men And how would Zuckerman s ideal recipe for a blockbuster his interpretation of the word blockbuster by the way means a bestselling novel not a read featuring the action and adventure which also appeals to men explain the enduring success of hugely popular works like The Lord Of The Rings Trainspotting Papillon or Wool As admitted by Zuckerman himself his book is not gospel but it does contain priceless and uniue wisdom which was accumulated during Zuckerman s decades of incredibly hard work spent helping many many authors to achieve significant commercial success Debut and established novelists ignore this book at their peril since it contains crucial views on the publishing industry and creative writing in general Interdit aux nomades in common They have mastered the craft of building the compelling novels that appear on best seller lists around the world And here Albert Zuckerman agent and editorial advisor to many successful authors City Choreographer in every genre discloses the somewhat hidden nuts and bolts of what makes this type of book tick and shows how you too could write a novel that might sell The Politics of Disillusionment The Chinese Communist Party Under Deng Xiaping 1978 1989 Studies on Contemporary China in the millions Zuckerman covers every aspect of writing the blockbuster novel or the big novel as Three Little Animals it. 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