Stephen King's On Writing not only covers the business of publishing but the craft and mechanics of writing as well. I actually have a degree in Creative Writing and this book was one of the books listed in my syllabus for my Writing The Novel course. Any and all aspiring writer can do a lot worse than to read this book.
I'm not sure if you actually meant to ask for a novel ... but my favorite novel with at least a subplot about publishing is Another Country by James Baldwin.
by David Livermore 5 years ago
What difficulties have you come across when writing a novel?After my apprenticeship program ends, I plan to start my novel again. However, with a possible new job coming up and house projects, I found reasons/excuses to delay it. What reasons, excuses, or difficulties have you come...
by Twilight Lawns 5 years ago
Why do HP insist on submerging writing of prose & poetry, and not let work stand on its own merits?What is it with the HubPolice that a poem (for example) needs a singing and dancing description of the contents of the Hub with lots of lovely pictures and videos and tables and quizzes and all...
by Marcy Goodfleisch 5 years ago
Do you plan to write a book someday?Many writers have secret dreams - what's your dream?
by tlmcgaa70 6 years ago
What is your goal, long term or short, as a writer?where would you like to see your writing take you?
by Isabella Mukanda-Shamambo 6 years ago
How many of you fellow writers on here have unpublished long story manuscripts stashed in old boxes, on old computers or hidden away on discs? What do you feel about your manuscripts, their future and why are you hiding them? Would you share briefly what you were writing about?
by John Paolo B.Magdaluyo 5 years ago
I was thinking writing a story/novel, is it available to be done here on Hubpages?Last time I wrote my first story which unfortunately gone to trash since our laptop fails to live more and without backup all those 400 plus pages were gone. So, I was thinking writing a new one. I am really fun of...
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