A field guide to writing fiction

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HarperCollins Publishers, Apr 1, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 99 pages
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In this brief, pithy, and extremely accessible guide, A.B. Guthrie shares the secrets and techniques that have made him famous. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist presents 36 short, practical chapters, illustrated with examples of dos and don'ts on such subjects as: Viewpoint, Characters, Dialogue, Overwriting, and much more.

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best book on writing novels I've ever come across. out of print, of course. simple, basic, to the point. Read full review


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