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ERIC Number: ED113738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 847
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The Writer's Handbook.
Burack, A. S., Ed.
This book, designed primarily for writers, contains 100 chapters of instruction by contemporary writers, editors, and literary agents. A list of 2,500 markets for manuscripts is also provided. Part 1 contains articles which analyze the essence of writing and deal with such topics as writers' talent, creativity, and background. Part 2 focuses on writing techniques and includes chapters on such topics as fiction writing, revision, short stories, modern novels, mysteries, gothics, historical novels, poetry, confessions, nonfiction writing, magazine articles, interviews, and biographies. Part 3 focuses on the editorial and business side of writing and includes a guide to copyright and chapters on how book publishing decisions are made and pen names. Part 4 focuses on the writer's markets and where to sell material. The articles are written by such authors as John D. MacDonald, E. B. White, Paul Gallico, Frank Slaughter, Harry Harrison, Joyce Carol Oates, Doris Betts, Irving Stone, Phyllis A. Whitney, Dell Shannon, L. E. Sissman, Ann Stanford, Charlotte Zolotow, and Neil Simon. (TS)
The Writer, Inc., 8 Arlington St., Boston, Massachusetts 02116 ($14.95 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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