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Write Away: One Novelist's Approach to Fiction and the Writing Life

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2014

    Batman

    "I dont know who to be."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2012

    As a writer with an MFA in creative writing, I found this a grea

    As a writer with an MFA in creative writing, I found this a great refresher for myself as to the elements of composing a long work, whether fiction or nonfiction. The author does more prep work than I could ever do, but for her, it clearly pays off. Elizabeth George is my favorite mystery writer, and now I know why!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

    Nothing New, but very well written

    She really does through HER process of writing and it is very detailed. However, when she does show samples of her texts, you can see her fiction isn't as strong as her nonfiction, which is interesting and does hurt the text some.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2006

    An in-depth look at one writer's process

    Thie book offered an exceptionally detailed, inspiring look at one very hard working author's process. What impressed me most is the insecurity George still so often feels (when she is SO talented and successful) and the exceptional lengths she goes to in meticulously planning out her novels. It is not the kind of thing I could or would want to do because I go more by creative inspiration, but it was very helpful in showing her ideas on how to plot a novel and develop the characters. I thought it was more interesting in terms of the insight into her as a person and a writer than it was an insight into the craft of writing, though.

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