A Straightforward Guide to Creative Writing
A perfect book for all those who wish to develop their skills in this area, whether through a course of study or as a hobby. The book provides the essential knowledge needed to approach this growing marketable area and covers: carrying out research, knowing the market, improving style and technique, writing fiction, interviewing, factual and documentary articles and submission of work to editors.
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