One Novelist's Approach to Fiction and the Writing Life
By Elizabeth George
(Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060560447, 288pp.)
Publication Date: March 2005
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
Categories: Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Bestselling author Elizabeth George has spent years teaching writing, and in Write Away she shares her knowledge of the creative process. George combines clear, intelligent, and functional advice on fiction writing with anecdotes from her own life, the story of her journey to publication, and inside information on how she meticulously researches and writes her novels. George's solid understanding of craft is conveyed in the enticing manner of a true storyteller, making Write Away not only a marvelous, interesting, and informative book but also a glimpse inside the world of a beloved writer.
Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels of psychological suspense, one book of nonfiction, and two short story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, the Grand Prix de LittÉrature PoliciÈre, and the MIMI, Germany's prestigious prize for suspense fiction. She lives in Washington State.
“An impressively thorough and down-to-earth guide...a perfect DIY guide for the determined new novelist.”
-Sunday Times (London)
“Elizabeth George knows her stuff. How well she knows it is readily apparent in Write Away.”
“An inclusive and enlightening examination of George’s thoughts on the craft of writing.”
“You should buy the book to learn her novel-writing specifics. They’re there in spades.”
-Orange County Register
“A fabulous book for writers.”