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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself into Print

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  • Seller:Meyers books
  • Sales Rank:465,060
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Pages:240
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
  • Dimensions (in):8 x 5.3 x 0.6
  • Publication Date:March 1994
  • ISBN:0062720465
  • EAN:9780062720467
  • ASIN:0062720465
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Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
"A superb tutorial for anyone wanting to learn from pros how to polish fiction writing with panache."--Library Journal
Amazon.com Review
There's not much of the old-style editing going on at publishing houses today. Renni Browne, veteran of William Morrow and other publishers, founded the Editorial Department in 1980 to teach fiction writers the techniques professional editors (many of whom have gone independent) use to prepare a manuscript for publication. In this book, she and senior editor Dave King share their accumulated expertise in a series of brilliantly compact lessons. One page from their simply and markedly improved version of a scene from The Great Gatsby alone would make a compelling advertisement for their techniques. Very highly recommended. --MTB

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