Handbook of Short Story Writing, Volume 1

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Frank A. Dickson, Sandra Smythe
Writer's Digest Books, 1970 - Fiction - 238 pages
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Here's a collection of the most helpful articles from WRITER'S DIGEST magazine covering every aspect of short story writing. Every writer, from beginner to professional, will find guidance, encouragement, and answers to such concerns as how to make characters believable, developing dialogue, writer's block, viewpoint, the all-important use of conflict, and much more.

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This is a collection of 33 essays on short story writing--introduced by no less a literary light than John Updike. It features an essay on "The Finer Points of Characterization" by Orson Scott Card ... Read full review

Contents

Most of the articles included in this book were either published originally or reprinted in Writers
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Getting Started
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Are Writers Made or Born?
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Copyright

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