How NOT to Write a Novel (BOK)

Howard Mittelmark

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There are many ways prospective authors routinely sabotage their own work. But why leave it to guesswork? Misstep by misstep, "How Not to Write a Novel" shows how you can ensure that your manuscript never rises above the level of unpublishable drivel; that your characters are unpleasant, dimensionless versions of yourself; that your plot is digressive, tedious and unconvincing; and that your style is reliant on mangled cliches and sesquipedalian malapropisms. Alternatively, you can use it to identify the most common mistakes, avoid them and actually write a book that works. Guardian Award shortlisted novelist Sandra Newman and veteran editor Howard Mittelmark have distilled 30 years of teaching, editing, writing and reviewing fiction into a hilarious and liberating guide that is the perfect read for anyone who's ever laughed at a badly written piece of prose and for anyone who's ever penned one - and doesn't want to do it again.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Howard Mittelmark
Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780141038544
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 13,6cm x 20,1cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 204 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd