The How to Write Damn Good Fiction : Advanced Techniques for Dramatic Storytelling Paperback
From the author of "How to Write a Damn Good Novel", this book offers powerful advanced techniques in fiction writing - how to build suspense, create fresher, more interesting characters, and achieve greater reader sympathy, empathy and identification.
Quoting a range of writers from Stephen King and Kafka to Peter Benchley and Stephen Crane, this is a practical, readable, down to earth and concise book which analyses what makes good (and commercial) fiction work and shows how to apply this understanding in an author's own writing.
It is a must for any serious writer.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 164 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 23/08/2002
- Category: Creative writing & creative writing guides
- ISBN: 9780333907597
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Review by Kimidoll
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and it gives some very practical advice and techniques.
Review by Murphy-Jacobs
How to Write to a simple formula. Not horrible, but not especially helpful, either.