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What Is a Novel Synopsis? 2 Examples of Novel Synopses

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 30, 2021 • 4 min read

One of the hardest things you’ll have to do as a writer is synopsize your novel. Whether you’re exploring story ideas, preparing for a reading, or querying literary agents, familiarizing yourself with synopsis examples can make the process a lot easier, especially if it’s your first time writing one.