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Mar 09, 2010
| ISBN 9780307473851
Mar 09, 2010
| ISBN 9780307476753
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Mar 09, 2010 | ISBN 9780307473851
Mar 09, 2010 | ISBN 9780307476753
In this warm and inspiring guide, a #1 New York Times bestselling author shares her unique insight to how to write: from finding a subject and creating good writing habits to sustaining progress and seeking a publisher. “The most important thing to realize is that everyone is capable of telling a story.” —Maeve Binchy If you scribble story ideas on the backs of receipts…If you file away bits of overheard conversation from the coffee shop… If you’ve already chosen the perfect pen name… Well, then the journey has begun! From beloved author Maeve Binchy comes the unique insight to how a bestselling author writes: from finding a subject and creating good writing habits to sustaining progress and seeking a publisher. Whether you want to write stories or plays, humor or mysteries, Binchy prescribes advice for every step with her signature humor and generous spirit. She has called upon other writers, editors, and publishers to add their voices to this treasury of assistance for budding writers and a refreshing dose of encouragement for longtime scribes. And once you are ready, an appendix offers of writing awards and competitions and a selection of websites and literary journals.
Maeve Binchy was born in County Dublin and educated at the Holy Child convent in Killiney and at University College, Dublin. After a spell as a teacher she joined The Irish Times. Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle, was published in 1982, and she went… More about Maeve Binchy
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