Agile Writer: Method is a practical explanation of what makes a great story and how to create a plan to write it. Smith breaks the novel down into 8 stages each composed of 30 pages. Each stage tells a specific part of the story. Then, he helps the writer create a plan to write 10 pages a week for 25 weeks until a first-draft novel of 250 pages is complete. Inside you’ll find guidance on how to create * The Story Abstract – a one-page description of your story * The Hero Abstract – a one-page description of the main character * The Synopsis – an 8-page treatment of your story * The Agile Storyboard – an 8-stage breakdown of the novel Whether you’re a first-time novelist or have a couple novels under your belt, you’ll find Agile Writer: Novel will aid you in telling a great story.