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Fiction writing self-taught

Arthur Sullivant Hoffman

Fiction writing self-taught

a new approach

by Arthur Sullivant Hoffman

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & co., inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Sullivant Hoffman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3365 .H55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21966201M
    LC Control Number39027452

      I really have NO CLUE about fiction writing, other than what my natural instincts tell me (or fail to tell me, in a case or two.) This book has, so far, been a really good starting point into fiction writing. It's a good book (at least in the first 30 pages) to hold your existing ideas up 4/5(20).   Let’s take a look at the eight preparatory steps necessary to successfully write a nonfiction book in a month. 1. Choose your topic. The first thing you want to do as you prepare for a month-long nonfiction book-writing challenge is choose a topic for your project carefully. This may seem like a no-brainer, but it really isn’t.

    James Patterson, the author of 19 consecutive No. 1 New York Times bestsellers, reveals his tricks of the trade. In his first online writing class, he guides you from the start to the finish of your book. Pick a fiction book from your shelf. Go to page eight and find the eighth sentence on the page. Start with that sentence and write an eight-line poem that connects in some way to your work-in-progress. For instance, write from the POV of a character, or set the poem in a .

    Can you write a book or a novel with speech recognition software? 70 Dialogue Writing Prompts; How to Self-Publish a Book on Amazon [With Tools and Resources] Different Types of Point of View When Writing Fiction: Which Should You Use? How to Write a Book Outline: Fiction and Nonfiction; How to Create a Character Profile.   I’m a huge perfectionist when writing my novels, but thanks to this website I’ve learned to be forgiving when writing non-fiction. When I have to get an article out on time, I don’t have the luxury of rewriting it over and over until it’s perfect—I have to accept it for what it is. Publishing this non-fiction book was the same way. It.


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