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“This is a great book, no matter what stage of writing you’re at!”—The Writer Magazine

“Here is a must-have for would-be writers. Put this on the shelf right beside Strunk and White.”—Booklist

“Addresses all the elements of successful writing.”—Tampa Tribune

“Advice on getting your work published is worth the cost of the book alone.”—St. Petersburg Times

A featured selection of the Writer’s Digest Book Club; chosen by The Writer Magazine as a Best Book of the Year; compared by the American Library Association to Strunk and White’s classic The Elements of Style; acclaimed by critics, students and teachers and adopted by universities across the country, the unique collaboration between a major American novelist and a publisher is back in a revised second edition, bigger and better than ever.

The most useful and entertaining writing book on the market, the updated second edition has new exercises and expanded essays, covering every aspect of writing and publishing fiction and memoir:

How to begin a piece so that a reader can’t put it down

How to create compelling characters

How professional writers use dialogue

How to narrow a strategy for telling the story of your life

How to write about painful material without coming off as a victim

Included are hundreds of insider tips, such as:

The seven important things when writing about loved ones

The 10 most destructive things writers do

What no one will tell you about rejection letters

FAQs about agents and how much writers really earn

What to do if your work is continually rejected

Marge Piercy is a New York Times best-selling novelist and memoirist. Ira Wood is a novelist and publisher. Their workshops, given nationally, address overcoming the inner and outer barriers to creativity.

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The Writer Magazine's "Best Book of the Year for Writers" now in a big, new, expanded edition.

Synopsis:

What fiction and memoir writers really need to know is outlined by a bestselling author and a publisher. Topics include how to begin a piece by seducing the reader, how to create characters that embody the infinite contradictions of human behavior, and how to master the elements of plotting fiction.

About the Author

Marge Piercy is the author of 16 novels, including the bestsellers Gone to Soldiers and The Longings of Women and the classic Woman On the Edge of Time, as well as the critically acclaimed memoir, Sleeping With Cats. The author of 16 books of poetry, she is the most anthologized poet of her generation. Her work has been translated into 18 languages.

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ISBN:
9780972898454
Author:
Piercy, Marge
Publisher:
Leapfrog Press
Author:
Wood, Ira
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Fiction -- Authorship.
Subject:
Autobiography -- Authorship.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.9 in 16 oz

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