Guide to Fiction Writing by Phyllis A. Whitney [1982 HARDCOVER] BCE • The Writer, Inc.

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Guide to Fiction Writing by Phyllis A. Whitney


Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.

Dust jacket is in beautiful shape; a few worn edges.  Now housed in a new archival quality jacket protector. 

Book is mint.  Pages look pristine and untouched.

In this practical handbook, one of the most successful fiction writers in the world analyzes her tested methods and techniques to tell writers how to use them to sell their own novels and stories.

Part I-"Methods and Process"- examines in detail the various approaches to writing fiction and shows the importance of developing strict working habits, organizing a notebook (the basis of all of Miss Whitney's novels), and planning and plotting a novel. The author shares her experiences in finding fresh ideas, putting inspiration to work, and overcoming writer's block.

Part II covers the "Techniques" that every fiction writer must master to meet the demands of publishers and readers. Drawing on her own best-selling novels for examples, Miss Whitney describes the elements of the fiction writer's craft--