Write Like Hemingway: Writing Lessons You Can Learn from the Master

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F+W Media, Jun 18, 2009 - Reference - 256 pages
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The bad news is: You have to learn to write. The good news is: Learning to write just became easier. In this book, writers learn to write like they were born that way from one of America's greatest literary geniuses: Ernest Hemingway. Noted writing teacher Dr. R. Andrew Wilson calls writers to an adventure in writing Hemingway himself would love. Along the way they discover what really makes him a Great Writer, and how they can apply those lessons in voice, character, setting, and more to enhance their own writing. Whether agonizing over style, perfecting prose, or puzzling out plot, student writers find the answers they need to write their own masterworks. They'll also benefit from Papa's advice to beginning writers, comments on the work of other great authors, and daily writing habits. In this enlightening and informative book, writers find the mentor they need to master the art of writing.

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R. Andrew Wilson, Ph.D. (Bethlehem, PA), is currently an English professor and director of writing at a private liberal arts college. He has taught composition, creative writing, American literature, and film for the past four years. Along with publications on American writers such as Henry James, Herman Melville, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilson has presented papers at conferences for the American Literature Association, the Popular Culture Association, and the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society.

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