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Publisher Comments:

This book provides solid instruction for persons who want to write and sell fiction, but just to talk and study about it. It gives the background, insights, and specific procedures needed by all beginning writers. Here one can learn how to group words into copy that moves, movement into scenes, and scenes into stories; how to develop characters, how to revise and polish, and finally, how to sell the product.

Review:

"This book tells the freelance writer, 'No one can teach talent, but the practical skills of the professional writer's craft can certainly be taught. The correct and imaginative use of these skills can shorten any beginner's apprenticeship by years.' Amen....The advice is practical, thorough, and easy to follow." Writer's Digest

Review:

"An instructive book covering the processes and practical skills necessary for writing fiction that will sell-including how to communicate emotion, build conflict, develop your characters, and other aspects of writing technique." The Writer

Synopsis:

This is the book for writers who want to turn rejection slips into cashable checks.

About the Author

Dwight V. Swain spent a lifetime writing newspaper and magazine articles, pulp fiction, and screenplays. For more than twenty years he taught in the Professional Writing Program at the University of Oklahoma. His popular books, Techniques of the Selling Writer and Creating Characters: How to Build Story People are published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806111919
Author:
Swain, Dwight V.
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Subject:
Fiction -- Authorship.
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19810131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.72 in 0.85 lb

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Product details 344 pages University of Oklahoma Press - English 9780806111919 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This book tells the freelance writer, 'No one can teach talent, but the practical skills of the professional writer's craft can certainly be taught. The correct and imaginative use of these skills can shorten any beginner's apprenticeship by years.' Amen....The advice is practical, thorough, and easy to follow."
"Review" by , "An instructive book covering the processes and practical skills necessary for writing fiction that will sell-including how to communicate emotion, build conflict, develop your characters, and other aspects of writing technique."
"Synopsis" by , This is the book for writers who want to turn rejection slips into cashable checks.
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