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4 edition of Writing fiction. found in the catalog.

Writing fiction.

August Derleth

Writing fiction.

by August Derleth

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by The Writer, inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- Technique

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13532830M
    LC Control Number46025122
    OCLC/WorldCa331880

      When I finish writing a magazine article or blog post, I have to remember that numbers are not written the same way in fiction and non-fiction books. Thank God I have a developmental editor who caught my faux pas on my latest book.   The best fiction writers write like they’re in love—and edit like they’re in charge. First drafting should be a wild and wonderful ride, full of discovery, dreams and promises. But at some point you have to settle down and make the book .

      Book and Brew provides regular reviews of literary fiction books, plus writing tips and general bookish love for those who spend most of their time in the company of a good novel. Blog . Writing Fiction is unlike any so-called 'creative writing' text I've encountered. It deals with any question a fictioneer at any level of development might have, but in a refreshing, nuts-and-bolts manner. This book .

      While there are similarities between how fiction and nonfiction writers prepare for a book-in-a-month event, differences exists as well. What you need to do to be ready to get quickly from first to last page of you manuscript by the end of November also has a lot to do with the type of nonfiction book you choose to write. Writing fiction is fun, and also full of challenges. A good way to work through the challenges is to outline the histories of your characters, which helps you present them more clearly to readers. Another way to polish your writing .


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