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Fiction Writer's Handbook

Fiction Writer's Handbook
Author: Hallie Burnett - Whit Burnett
ISBN 13: 9780062731692
ISBN 10: 62731696
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 1993-01-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $14.99

This book offers practical advice on every aspect of writing novels and short stories: plotting and narrative development, characterization and dialogue, sources of material, planning an opening, roughing out chapters, using suspense and emotional color, rewriting and highlighting and much more. Examples drawn from the works of outstanding writers, past and present, illustrate each point, making this the perfect handbook for professional writers and students.