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How to Grow a Novel
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Sol Stein is one of the most popular writing instructors in the world, teaching through well-attended workshops, featured appearances at writers' conferences, software for writers, on-line columns, and ongoing sales of his first guide, Stein On Writing. How To Grow A Novel is a workshop in book form. With examples, anecdotes, and a rolled-up sleeves approach, Stein reveals the secrets of technique and craft every novelist must master. Topics include: Delivering what readers really want Creating true characters Mastering dialogue Create conflict Getting the most of revisions In addition, key issues of publishing are covered, including list positioning, publicity and where writers get help.
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Sol Stein is the author of several novels, including the million-copy bestseller The Magician. As an editor, his authors included James Baldwin, Jack Higgins, and many others. Stein has lectured widely on creative writing, and was given the Distinguished Instructor Award by the University of California at Irvine in 1993. His columns appear regularly on America Online and elsewhere.

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"[Stein] shares what he has learned from his extensive experience in the fields of writing and publishing. This book stands apart from the wide field of instructional writing books by putting the writer's focus on the reader. Highly recommnded." --Library Journal "Stein is a fascinating guide and teacher. This should be required reading [for] 90 percent of published authors . . . Wonderful." --The Daily Mail (London) [Stein] shares what he has learned from his extensive experience in the fields of writing and publishing. This book stands apart from the wide field of instructional writing books by putting the writer's focus on the reader. Highly recommnded. Library Journal Stein is a fascinating guide and teacher. This should be required reading [for] 90 percent of published authors . . . Wonderful. The Daily Mail (London) " [Stein] shares what he has learned from his extensive experience in the fields of writing and publishing. This book stands apart from the wide field of instructional writing books by putting the writer's focus on the reader. Highly recommnded. "Library Journal" Stein is a fascinating guide and teacher. This should be required reading [for] 90 percent of published authors . . . Wonderful. "The Daily Mail (London)"" "[Stein] shares what he has learned from his extensive experience in the fields of writing and publishing. This book stands apart from the wide field of instructional writing books by putting the writer's focus on the reader. Highly recommnded."--"Library Journal" "Stein is a fascinating guide and teacher. This should be required reading [for] 90 percent of published authors . . . Wonderful."--"The Daily Mail" (London)

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