A treasure trove of sage advice for the new writer packaged in easy to digest and fun to read anecdotes. Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead offers real world suggestions for writing novels, or non-fiction and turning them into saleable works. Maralys Wills, creative writing teacher and author of 12 books in many genres, a shares from her own experience the dos and don'ts of getting published. "Maralys Wills's guidance has been imperative to my writing career. Her unique ability to teach, along with her knowledge as a multi-published author, got results in her classes. Nineteen published authors in our class alone. As a student, she kept me focused with her positive encouragement. She didn't just grade my work; she critiqued, edited, and most importantly, praised it. A book by Maralys Wills on the subject of writing is a must!" -- Patricia Thayer (author of 21 books)
|Publisher:||Stephens Press, LLC|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||15 Years|
About the Author
Maralys Wills has published twelve books, raised six children and "lucked into the world's best teaching job." Educated at Stanford and UCLA, she teaches novel-writing on the college level, and in 2000 was named Teacher of the Year. Her most challenging project, a poignant memoir titled Higher Than Eagles, became her greatest triumph, garnering excellent reviews and five movie options.