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Solutions for Novelists By Sol Stein

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Solutions for Novelists: Secrets of a Master Editor by Sol Stein

In ths book, Sol Stein, one of the greatest editors of our time, offers help on the most important recurrent problems novelists encounter when learning their craft. With numerous examples from the work of both established bestselling authors and talented newcomers, combined with detailed analysis, he reveals the secrets that can lift a piece of creative writing and give it that spell-binding quality that holds the reader enthralled. The need to give the reader a unique experience, the necessity for conflict between characters, the importance of instant attraction, what makes a character compelling and a plot gripping; why dialogue should never mimic spoken conversation and how misplaced or unnecessary words can slow down the narrative - all this and more is conveyed in this entertaining yet practical book that provides all the benefits of an individual tutorial.

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About Sol Stein

Birthplace: USA Current residence: Scarborough, New York Qualifications (including significant previous publications) Best-selling novelist, playwright, poet and teacher, Sol Stein is above all an editor of genius. Over forty years he has edited writers as diverse as Jack Higgins, James Baldwin and Elia Kazan. He has won awards for his creative writing courses and computer software, and lectured on creative writing at Columbia, Iowa, UCLA and the University of California at Irvine, which presented him with the Distinguished Instructor Award in 1993. Solutions for Writers, his previous bestselling book in this field, is also available from Souvenir Press.

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Solutions for Novelists: Secrets of a Master Editor by Sol Stein
Sol Stein
Used - Very Good
Souvenir Press Ltd
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