The Writer s Portable Mentor

This second edition is updated to account for changes in the publishing industry and provides hundreds of new craft models to inspire, guide, and develop every writer's work.

The Writer s Portable Mentor

Designed to mentor writers at all levels, from beginning to quite advanced, The Writer's Portable Mentor offers a wealth of insight and crafting models from the author's twenty-plus years of teaching and creative thought. The book provides tools for structuring a book, story, or essay. It trains writers in observation and in developing a poet's ear for sound in prose. It scrutinizes the sentence strategies of the masters and offers advice on how to publish. This second edition is updated to account for changes in the publishing industry and provides hundreds of new craft models to inspire, guide, and develop every writer's work.

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The Writer's Portable Mentor
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Priscilla Long
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

Designed to mentor writers at all levels, from beginning to quite advanced, The Writer's Portable Mentor offers a wealth of insight and crafting models from the author's twenty-plus years of teaching and creative thought. The book provides tools for structuring a book, story, or essay. It trains writers in observation
The Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Kevin Larimer, Mary Gannon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The definitive source of information, insight, and advice for creative writers, from the nation’s largest and most trusted organization for writers, Poets & Writers. For half a century, writers at every stage of their careers have turned to the literary nonprofit organization Poets & Writers and its award-winning magazine for
Reading and Writing Cancer: How Words Heal
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Susan Gubar
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sandra Scofield
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-05 - Publisher: Penguin

The definitive handbook for the novelist who is ready to revise This wise and friendly guide shows writers how to turn first-draft manuscripts into the novels of their dreams. A critic, longtime teacher, and award-winning novelist, Sandra Scofield illustrates how to reread a work of fiction with a view of
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Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Carol Smallwood, Christine Redman-Waldeyer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-04 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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