Writing Through a Stone Wall: Hard Won Secrets of Success [NOOK Book]

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Multi-Award Winning Author Shares Her Writing Success Secrets! Here is an invaluable how-to book for writers, from a woman who has published nearly fifty books and won or been nominated for over two dozen awards and prizes including the Margaret Haley Carpenter Prize, the Omar Award, the Balrog Award, the William Allen White Award, The Western Writers of America Spur Award, the Mark Twain Award, and the Nebula Award. In this unique work, Ardath Mayhar, author of such impressive works as The World Ends in Hickory ...
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Writing Through a Stone Wall: Hard Won Secrets of Success

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Overview

Multi-Award Winning Author Shares Her Writing Success Secrets! Here is an invaluable how-to book for writers, from a woman who has published nearly fifty books and won or been nominated for over two dozen awards and prizes including the Margaret Haley Carpenter Prize, the Omar Award, the Balrog Award, the William Allen White Award, The Western Writers of America Spur Award, the Mark Twain Award, and the Nebula Award. In this unique work, Ardath Mayhar, author of such impressive works as The World Ends in Hickory Hollow, Golden Dream: A Fuzzy Odyssey; High Mountain Winter; How the Gods Wove in Kyrannon; Hunters of the Plains, Medicine Walk, Warlock's Gift, and Far Horizons shares the personal insights she has gained during her thirty-some-year literary career. She calls these "hard-won wisdoms," and her hope is that by sharing them with other writers, she can make the road to writing success a bit easier As she says, "You will encounter many pitfalls and stonewalls in the business of writing. I have tried to put up signs that will help you to write through those stone walls..." Among the topics covered in this must-read eBook are the nuts and bolts of Creating Atmosphere, Making Things Happen, Characterization, Plot and Theme, Transitions, Conflict, Imagery, The Shaping of Language, Spelling and All that Good Stuff, How to Build a Culture, ReCreating the Past, How Not to Starve as a Writer, and much, much more. You will want to sit down and start on your own story or novel as soon as you finish! Discover why author Joe Landsdale says, "Ardath Mayhar is a national treasure!"
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000085011
  • Publisher: Renaissance E Books
  • Publication date: 2/2/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 358 KB

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