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Becoming a Writer - Dorothea Brande, John Gardner
Becoming a Writer
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This guide to becoming a writer was originally published in 1934. It focuses not just on plotting techniques or prose style, but on the process of developing the habits and discipline of a writer, with beating writer's block, reading to improve one's writing, and other psychological techniques. show more
This guide to becoming a writer was originally published in 1934. It focuses not just on plotting techniques or prose style, but on the process of developing the habits and discipline of a writer, with beating writer's block, reading to improve one's writing, and other psychological techniques.
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780874771640 (0874771641)
ASIN: 874771641
Publisher: Tarcher
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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So.... Nicky?
So.... Nicky? rated it
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I wish I'd had this book when I started writing! I'm one of those people who needed to get my head in order, forget my image of The Writer, and get my writing habits built before any of the craft courses I was taking could have an effect. I'm also one of those who was so discouraged by the process ...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
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Four stars for content, and the fifth star for renewal of hope.
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5.0 Becoming a Writer
Most useful book I've ever read on the process of writing.
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3.0 Becoming a Writer
I read this for a fiction writing class I took in graduate school. The class was a lot of work, but it was likely one of the best classes I took. It inspired me as a writer, and I have kept dabbling in fiction since. The book itself is full of ideas a writer can use. It is not a technical book or gu...
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