Writer to Writer: Lessons from a Lifetime of Learning

Writer to Writer: Lessons from a Lifetime of Learning

by Cecil Murphey

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Overview

If you want to become the best writer you can be,
Writer to Writer is for you.

This isn't a grammar book. It isn't a rulebook for writers. It's the "in the trenches" companion for you along your writing journey, whether you're just starting out or have been writing for years. In Writer to Writer, award-winning author and beloved mentor Cecil Murphey shares the lessons he's learned from a lifetime of writing. Read one of the bite-sized entries a day, a chapter a week, or the entire book at once. Jump into the book any place you like. It's also a handy discussion tool for writing groups.

Topics include:
*how to look like a professional (even if you're an amateur);
*writing basics you need to know;
*fine-tuning your fiction;
*how to keep your reader intrigued;
*what annoys and pleases publishers;
*dealing with writers' block and rejections;
*tips for writers groups;
*literary agents and contracts;
*making a living as a writer;

and much more.

"Good writing demands self-discipline and constant learning. I'm still learning. In the meanwhile, Writer to Writer is my legacy gift to you. I want to help you become a better writer."-Cecil Murphey.

The "must have" resource for every writer.

New York Times' bestselling author and international speaker Cecil (Cec) Murphey has written or co-written more than 135 books, including the runaway bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). His books have sold millions of copies, been translated into more than 40 languages, and brought hope and encouragement to countless people around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602903760
Publisher: OakTara
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Cecil Murphey has written or co-written more than 135 books, including the bestsellers 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). His books have sold in the millions, been translated into more than 40 languages, and have brought hope and encouragement to countless readers around the world.

Since becoming a professional writer in 1984, he’s continued to push himself to learn new things, and he’s helped thousands of writers through his classes and keynotes at conferences, the many scholarships he’s provided, his one-on-one mentoring, his blog for writers (www.cecwritertowriter.com), and his books for writers. Among his many prestigious awards are a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association and the Extraordinary Service Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, both honoring him for his numerous contributions to the field of writing and his selfless service to other writers.

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