Revising Fiction: A Handbook for Writers

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Revising Fiction provides 185 practical suggestions on how to improve your story or novel. Inside its pages, you'll discover
  • The four stages of writing
  • "Before" and "after" drafts from the fiction of Virginia Woolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and many others
  • Specific examples and suggestions for every aspect of ...
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Overview

Revising Fiction provides 185 practical suggestions on how to improve your story or novel. Inside its pages, you'll discover
  • The four stages of writing
  • "Before" and "after" drafts from the fiction of Virginia Woolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and many others
  • Specific examples and suggestions for every aspect of writing
  • The technical questions every writer should ask when he or she revises
  • A comprehensive checklist of problem—and how to work on them
  • A complete short story that demonstrates over thirty key revision techniques available to any writer
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Nicholas Delbanco
This is a nuts-and-bolts approach to the craft of composition that remind us nonetheless of the magic in the enterprise....For apprentice authors at every stage of our common apprenticeship, a first-rate work of words.—Nicholas Delbanco, author of What Remains and Running in Place
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452264144
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/24/1988
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 0.74 (d)

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