A Manual of Writer's Tricks (Paperback)

Essential Advice for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers

By David L. Carroll, Sheree Bykofsky (Foreword by)

Da Capo Press, 9781569246078, 144pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2000

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The author of How to Prepare Your Manuscript for a Publisher now presents more essential advice for fiction and nonfiction writers. This invaluable reference offers easy access to stratagems and tried-and-true literary shortcuts that help writers save time, improve style and avoid common pitfalls. Whether a beginner or student, amateur or professional, readers will refer time and again to David Carroll's practical tips for: writing with expression; improving structure; correcting and rewriting with greater efficiency; developing "writer's logic"; avoiding the hazards of burnout, boredom and lack of motivation; dealing with writer's block; and reworking scholarly prose for greater clarity.