Fiction writer's handbook

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This book offers practical advice on every aspect of writing novels and short stories: plotting and narrative development, characterization and dialogue, sources of material, planning an opening, roughing out chapters, using suspense and emotional color, rewriting and highlighting and much more. Examples drawn from the works of outstanding writers, past and present, illustrate each point, making this the perfect handbook for professional writers and students.

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As co-editors of Story magazine, Whit and Hallie Burnett published the first work of many noted writers--Norman Mailer, J.D. Salinger, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, Carson McCullers and many others. The Burnetts also taught writing and wrote and edited numerous books.

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