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Seven steps on the writer"s path

the journey from frustration to fulfillment
  • 241 Pages
  • 2.62 MB
  • English
Ballantine Books , New York
Authorship -- Psychological asp
StatementLynn Lott and Nancy Pickard.
ContributionsPickard, Nancy.
LC ClassificationsPN171.P83 L68 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 241 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3684299M
ISBN 10034545524X, 0345451104
LC Control Number2003045343

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Nancy Pickard and Lynn Lott brilliantly define the joys /5(11). "Seven Steps on the Writer's Path" is the third title I read on the subject. Perhaps I'm looking at it the wrong way, but this book doesn't really provide much writing advice. I was looking for some more practical recommendations, like the information provided in the excellent Stein On Writing book I read before/5.

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Seven steps on the writer's path: the journey from frustration to fulfillment. [Lynn Lott; Nancy Pickard] -- Drawing on their own experience as writers as well as the insights of scores of colleagues, two multi-published and successful authors map out an easy to follow path.

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They gain confidence in each building block, and then they pull it all together to become creative and engaging writers. Step 1: Plan for Success. Step 2: Sizzling Starts. Title: Seven Steps on the Writer's Path: The Journey from Frustration to Fulfillment Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: June 1, Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Language: English.

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