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Writing Fiction - a user-friendly guide, Paperback / softback Book

Writing Fiction - a user-friendly guide Paperback / softback

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`I am sure this slim volume will constitute an invaluable aide to anyone seeking to set out on our stony path' - Frederick Forsyth CBE, author of 'The Day of the Jackal' and many other international bestsellers`Writing Fiction is a little pot of gold...

Screenplay by Syd Field for film, Writing Fiction by James Essinger for fiction.

It's that simple.'William Osborne, novelist and screenwriterWriting Fiction - a user-friendly guide is a must-read if you want to write stories to a professional standard.

It draws on the author's more than thirty years of experience as a professional writer, and on the work and ideas of writers including:* Anthony Burgess* Joseph Conrad* George Eliot* Ken Follett* Frederick Forsyth* Dan Harmon* Ernest Hemingway* David Lodge* Norman Mailer* John Milton* Ben Parker* J.K.

Rowling* William Shakespeare* Martin Cruz Smith* J.R.R.

TolkienThe twenty-four chapters cover every important matter you need to know about, including: devising a compelling story, creating and developing characters, plotting, `plants', backstory, suspense, dialogue, `show' and `tell', and how to make your novel more real than reality. Also featuring special guest advice from legendary screenwriter Bob Gale, who wrote the three immortal `Back to the Future' movies (1985, 1989 and 1990), and novelist and screenwriter William Osborne, whose many screen credits include the co-writing of the blockbuster `Twins' (1988), this highly entertaining book gives you all the advice and practical guidance you need to make your dream of becoming a published fiction writer come true.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: The Conrad Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Self-help & personal development
  • ISBN: 9781911546542

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