How to Write Fast (while Writing Well)

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Writer's Digest Books, 1995 - Authorship - 198 pages
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This guide to writing faster and better helps writers see what makes a story, then what it takes to research and write one. Also shows step-by-step how to cut wasted time.

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User Review  - ChuckB - LibraryThing

I've used many of the techniques in this book to boost my productivity AND the income I receive from my writing. It's a bit text-heavy, and you'll have to dig to find those delicious kernels of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica McCann - Goodreads

I own this book and have re-read it many times during my writing career. It is packed with practical, insightful advice for fiction and nonfiction writers alike. When I worked as a magazine editor, I made this book required reading for my editorial staff. I highly recommend it for all writers. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
1
Your Key to Writing Faster
10
Finding Fast Stories
26
Planning Your Research and Interviewing
41
Secrets of Speedy Research
58
Efficient Interviewing
77
Put It All Together to Beat Writers Block
92
Getting a Head Start on Writing
113
Writing a First Draft Right From the Start
132
Writing Faster Fiction Scripts and Humor
145
How to Put Your Completion Drive in High Gear
157
CHAPTER TWELVE
169
Tips and Tricks of the Fast Writer
184
Index
193
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