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How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Deadby Ariel Gore
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This may come as a shock, but brilliant writing and clever wordplay do not a published author make. True, you'll actually have to write if you want to be a writer, but ultimately literary success is about much more than putting pen to paper (or fingers to keys). Before you snap your pencil in half with frustration, please consider the advice writer, teacher, and self-made lit star Ariel Gore offers in this useful guide to realizing your literary dreams.
If you find yourself writing when you should be sleeping and scribbling notes on odd pieces of paper at every stoplight, you might as well enjoy the fruits of your labor. How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead is an irreverent yet practical guide that combines solid writing advice with guerrilla marketing and promotion techniques guaranteed to launch you into print — and into the limelight. You'll learn how to:
"One of the snappiest, most useful books a writer for hire is likely to read." Booklist
This irreverent and empowering guide helps aspiring writers turn themselves into buzzworthy authors.
About the Author
Ariel Gore is an activist, jounalist, and editor.
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