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Modern Library Writer's Workshop: A Guide to the Craft of Fiction

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2008

    Finally! A helpful, inspiring book on writing.

    I have always had problems with writing books written by people who are not masters of the craft. Koch, a fine writer, is perfectly aware of this problem and crams the book with the advice of the masters. Toni Morrison, Nabokov, Faulkner, Tolstoy and on and on all manage to be represented in this book. What is more, Koch manages to be supportive, encouraging and practical to beginners and seasoned writers. This is a fantastic book. I read it in an endless cycle, once I finish it I just turn to the beginning again and keep it constantly on my night stand for any time that I am feeling like the work isn't, well, working. Do yourself and your writing a favor. Get this book.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 19, 2010

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    This book is every writer's bible

    If you want to write, go write right now. If you want to learn more about the craft of writing, read this book. It offers the most comprehensive advice ever for writers, including quotes from many other authors and insights into the obstacles they face. This book will debunk common writing myths and empower you to write and /finish/ that manuscript.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 13, 2014

    A must read for aspiring writers!

    This book reads as if you were getting a private class from Stephen Koch. It is very didactic and comprehensive. Interesting way how the author interspersed the advice from renowned masters of the craft throughout the book. A definite must read for aspiring writers.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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