Is Life Like This?: A Guide to Writing Your First Novel in Six Months

Is Life Like This?: A Guide to Writing Your First Novel in Six Months

by John Dufresne

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Is Life Like This?: A Guide to Writing Your First Novel in Six Months by John Dufresne

"Belongs on the shelf alongside John Gardner's The Art of Fiction and E. M. Forster's Aspects of the Novel."—Steve Yarbrough
John Dufresne's smart, practical, hard-nosed guide is for the person who has always wanted to write a novel but has been daunted by the sometimes chaotic, always challenging writing process. A patient teacher and an experienced writer, Dufresne focuses his expertise and good humor on helping aspiring novelists take their first tentative steps.

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ISBN-13: 9780393338836
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/07/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John Dufresne is the author of six novels, including No Regrets, Coyote, and two fiction-writing guides.Among other honors, he has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a professor in the MFA program at Florida International University. He lives in Dania Beach, Florida.

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