Dear Writer ...revisited...: The Classic Guide to Writing Fiction

Author(s): Carmel Bird


This book about writing and the imagination is essential reading for any writer, emerging or experienced. Re-released with new material and updated advice for the 21st writer. 'I first read Dear Writer as a nervy, secretive scribbler-in-journals 20 years ago. Reading this revised version I'm struck again by its practical generosity on technical matters - but am also inspired by the deeper, more complex conversations I think I missed in those early readings: about courage, about the urgency and mystery and self-discovery of the writing process. Dear Writer Revisited may masquerade - convincingly - as a book for beginners, but its lessons are mature and wise.' -Charlotte Wood, The Writer's Room Interviews


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Carmel Bird is the author of "Not Now Jack I m Writing a Novel "and "Writing the Story of Your Life." She has also edited several anthologies, including "The Penguin Century of Australian Stories "and "The Stolen Children.""

General Fields

  • : 9780987447968
  • : Spineless Wonders
  • : Spineless Wonders
  • : September 2013
  • : 200mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 150
  • : General Adult
  • : 808.3
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Carmel Bird
  • : black white illustrations