Novel, memoir, screenplay, or children's bookwhatever a writer wants to write, this guide offers the tricks of the trade from those in the know. Whether it's Robert Harris on penning fiction that sells, Catherine Tate on writing for laughs, or Michael Rosen on captivating young minds this book is packed full of invaluable advice from published authors and professionals alike. Practical exercises and inspiring ideas are included for polishing up writing skills, and there's a complete handbook of style for grammar guidance. There is also a full directory of useful addresses, from publishers and agents to professional societies and providers of bursaries. Whether you're looking to polish up your writing skills or you want to ensure that your manuscript finds its way into the right hands, How to Write will prove essential reading.
|Publisher:||Random House UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Philip Oltermann is an editor at the Guardian and a contributor to Granta and the London Review of Books.