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Being a Writer : Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences from the World's Greatest Authors (Hardcover)

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The joys and challenges of being a writer are explored in this inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world’s greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers. From Samuel Johnson in eighteenth-century London to Lorrie Moore in twenty-first-century Wisconsin, the contributors range from the canon to contemporary, covering more than 250 years, and come from all over the world. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this stunning anthology explores and illuminates the pleasures and pitfalls of the compulsion to write, with advice about the whole messy business of writing literature and what it takes to be a writer. The perfect gift for aspiring writers, curious readers, and anyone interested in what the world's greatest authors have to say about the art of writing.
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Reference, Literary Collections
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Author: Travis Elborough & Helen Gordon
Language: English
Street Date: September 7, 2017
TCIN: 52197535
UPC: 9780711238206
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-2947
$16.31
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