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8 edition of Writers on writing found in the catalog.

Writers on writing

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Published by Middlebury College Press, University Press of New England in Hanover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Quotations, maxims, etc,
  • Authors -- Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Robert Pack, Jay Parini.
    ContributionsPack, Robert, 1929-, Parini, Jay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN165 .W684 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1566401M
    ISBN 100874515599, 0874515602
    LC Control Number91050372

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    Am I writing this book to improve my craft? Language was invented for one reason, boys — to woo women — and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. Want to write a best selling book? It goes far beyond your built-in spell-check. Writing slowly, on the other hand, allows you to thoroughly define your characters and their voices, to develop the setting, and fill in holes in the plot. Learn how to write the book inside you with this course.

    They write with a connection to God, their muse or their subconscious. That said, many successful authors prefer working while facing the wall because the outside is distracting. Writing is indeed often dark and lonely, but no one really has to do it. Write the Next Draft Great writing is rewriting. Yes, writing can be complicated, exhausting, isolating, abstracting, boring, dulling, briefly exhilarating; it can be made to be grueling and demoralizing. However, I quickly found that when I put writing last in the day, it was least likely to happen.


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Good for you for writing a book–that’s great! What I suggest to all young writers is to get involved in a critique group, because we learn so much from others and it can really speed the process up when we can draw on another’s knowledge and perspective.