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Craig A. Hart, author of The Writer’s Tune-Up Manual
One thing every writer wants is the opportunity to improve their craft, to hone their skills, and create the most dazzling prose possible. “The Writer’s Tune-up Manual” is just what you need. Maybe you’ve been away from the game for a while, struggle with a certain aspect of writing, or perhaps you just want to put your skills up on the rack and give them a good tuning. Filled with 35 targeted exercises, The Writer’s Tune-up Manual will help you do all these things by expanding your writing savvy in five specific areas: Character Development, Dialogue, Point of View, Description and Setting, and Plot.
The exercises in “The Writer’s Tune-up Manual” are more than just writing prompts; you can find those anywhere. No, “The Manual” gives you a real opportunity to flex your literary muscles by laying out detailed, often difficult assignments. Nobody said that becoming the best writer you can would be easy, so roll up your sleeves, flex your fingers, and get ready to take your writing to a whole new level!
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “The Writer’s Tune-Up Manual”?
Craig A. Hart: I got the inspiration for “The Writer’s Tune-up Manual” largely as a result of seeing a huge number of submissions in the course of my work as a publisher and editor. After awhile, you begin spotting ongoing problems with manuscripts, issues that often keep a piece from being accepted. “The Writer’s Tune-up Manual” seeks to address the most common of those issues. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Craig A. Hart, author of The Writer’s Tune-Up Manual