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On being a writer

On being a writer

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Published by Writer"s Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Will Blythe ; edited by Bill Strickland ; concept development by Jennie Rosenthal.
    ContributionsStrickland, Bill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN149 .O48 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2196832M
    ISBN 100898793661
    LC Control Number89016501

      A Tale For the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Ruth is experiencing writer’s block on a remote island in British Columbia until she stumbles upon a washed-ashore Hello Kitty lunchbox on the beach—detritus most likely from the devastating tsunami in Japan.   In fact, ever since I posted The Pros and Cons of Being An Author, one of the main questions I get asked is what my life is like and how I’ve dealt with ups and [ ] 10 Things Authors Worry About | Shannon A Thompson - Septem [ ] of my more popular posts has always been Being a Writer: Pros and Cons.

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      Well, that's tricky, it's true. I'd suggest starting smaller than a book. If you're interested in non-fiction, try writing for magazines or newspapers, a blog on the Internet, and get some clips Author: Kathryn Casey. On Being a Writer. V.S. Naipaul. Ap Issue. And that is a feeling that is with me still, all these years later, at the start of a book—I am speaking of an imaginative work. There is no precise theme or story that is with me. Many things are with me; I write the artificial, self-conscious beginnings of many books; until finally.


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