Unveiling the Secrets of Pocket Novels with Sue Cook
Ready to venture into the world of pocket novels? Let's uncover the secrets together with Sue Cook, the acclaimed pocket novelist. Our chat goes beyond the size, length, and style as we understand what it takes to craft a captivating narrative within the constraints of a pocket novel. We reveal why staying slightly under the word count is crucial and how the word count requirement varies between People's Friend and My Weekly. Dive in with us as we discuss the significance of detailed research and meticulous plotting in bringing your story to life.
In the next leg of our conversation, we tackle the essentials of a clear structure and the art of creating impactful dialogue. Master how to inject action within dialogues that keep the readers gripped. Sue shares her journey, the genres she's experimented with, and tips to keep your story focused and irresistible. As we wrap up, we touch upon the avenues of self-publishing and where to find more about Sue and her fascinating books. Don't miss this insightful episode packed with tips, techniques, and a peek into Sue's world of pocket novels.