Your Creative Writing Masterclass: Featuring Austen, Chekhov, Dickens, Hemingway, Nabokov, Vonnegut, and more than 100 contemporary and classic authors - Advice from the best on writing successful novels, screenplays and short stories [NOOK Book]

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In this book of highly practical advice and informative exercises, using quotes from diaries, interviews and autobiographies, the masters of contemporary and classic fiction are gathered together to impart lessons from their own careers: Charles Dickens drops in to help you create exciting characters; Ernest Hemingway helps you figure out how to write concisely and powerfully; and Jane Austen shows you show to make the reader warm to an unsympathetic character. Using a combination of tried-and-tested advice and ...
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Your Creative Writing Masterclass: Featuring Austen, Chekhov, Dickens, Hemingway, Nabokov, Vonnegut, and more than 100 contemporary and classic authors - Advice from the best on writing successful novels, screenplays and short stories

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Overview


In this book of highly practical advice and informative exercises, using quotes from diaries, interviews and autobiographies, the masters of contemporary and classic fiction are gathered together to impart lessons from their own careers: Charles Dickens drops in to help you create exciting characters; Ernest Hemingway helps you figure out how to write concisely and powerfully; and Jane Austen shows you show to make the reader warm to an unsympathetic character. Using a combination of tried-and-tested advice and ingenious applications, Your Creative Writing Masterclass helps the budding writer to finesse her talent, flesh out characters, write to her market, and—most importantly—overcome psychological obstructions and put pen to paper. More than just a ‘how-to’ book, Your Creative Writing Masterclass is a friendly companion and coach which will provide the advice needed to become a full-time writer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857889369
  • Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 961,101
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Jurgen Wolff is a writer, teacher and the author of five books, including Successful Scriptwriting (60,000 copies sold), Top Secrets: Screenwriting, Do Something Different and Successful Sitcom Writing, as well as a dozen plays. His film and television credits include Midnight Man, The Real Howard Spitz starring Kelsey Grammer and Amanda Donohoe (Fox), Two Guns (CBS), TV pilots including The Secret Life of Thomas B (HBO) and many, many more. Educated in the US, Wolff now divides his time between London and California. For more information, visit yourwritingcoach.com
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