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    DescriptionThe Writing Book doesn't just talk about how to write fiction; it takes you, step by step, through the process of doing it. Each chapter concentrates on one aspect of writing: getting started, bringing characters to life, writing convincing dialogue, revising and writer's block. Exercises in each chapter are carefully structured so that each one builds on the one before. Examples from contemporary Australian writing demonstrate how different writers tackle the technical aspects of their art. By working your way through this book, you'll gradually craft a piece of fiction, and develop confidence in your own fictional voice. If you'd like to write, but you're not sure how to start, The Writing Book will show you how. If you're already writing, it will give you practical ideas for new energy and direction.


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    Title
    The Writing Book
    Subtitle
    A Practical Guide for Fiction Writers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kate Grenville
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781742373881
    ISBN 10: 1742373887
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SEL009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    B&T General Subject: 725
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24870
    DC22: 808.3
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 23
    BIC subject category V2: CBV
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 808.02
    LC classification: PN3355 .G77 2010
    Thema V1.0: CBV, CJCW
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2ACB
    Publisher
    Allen & Unwin
    Imprint name
    Allen & Unwin
    Publication date
    01 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Sydney
    Author Information
    Kate Grenville is the author of The Secret River, The Idea of Perfection, The Lieutenant and Lilian's Story.
    Review quote
    "Can help you knock out writers block." --"Boston Herald" on "Writing from Start to Finish"