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On Becoming a Novelist
On Becoming a Novelist
Author: John Gardner, Raymond Carver
On Becoming a Novelist contains the wisdom accumulated during John Gardner's distinguished twenty-year career as a fiction writer and creative writing teacher. With elegance, humor, and sophistication, Gardner describes the life of a working novelist; warns what needs to be guarded against, both from within the writer and from without; and predi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393320039
ISBN-10: 0393320030
Publication Date: 10/1999
Pages: 150
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is an exceptional book on the writing craft. I am an aspiring writer and when I first read this I felt compelled to underline a lot of the good advice in my copy. Anyone who is serious about writing should read this book.
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