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6 edition of creative writer"s style guide found in the catalog.

creative writer"s style guide

rules and advice for writing fiction and creative nonfiction

by Christopher T. Leland

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Published by Writers Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Reportage literature -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Fiction -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Creative writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChristopher T. Leland.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1408 .L4124 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3568567M
    ISBN 101884910556
    LC Control Number2002069045

    The best books and advice manuals on writing for aspiring writers; for fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and poets writing novels, essays, short stories, poems, memoir, personal essays, or Author: Karen Iorio Adelson.   National Geographic Style Manual Online since and frequently updated by a team of editors, this is an alphabetically arranged guide to "preferred National Geographic Society style and usage."; The Tameri Guide for Writers: Generalized Stylebook Maintained by Susan D. Schnelbach and Christopher Scott Wyatt, the Tameri Stylebook is "based on the Associated Press Stylebook, which is .

    A Guide To Getting The Nerve To Write A Book Start Write A Book, Build Your Bank Checklist content and style—identifying your strengths and job is to be totally candid about what areas are great and what areas may need a little additional TLC. Maximum pages. Poets & Writers — P&W is a great place to start if you are interested in submitting your creative writing works for publication. There are even links to information about grants, contests, and more news and events from the creative writing world.

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