A Writer's Guide to Nonfiction

A Writer's Guide to Nonfiction

Book - 2003
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Don't get lost on the path. Just forge ahead with the Writer's Compass. Drawing on decades of professional experience as an author, editor, writing instructor, mentor, and marketing consultant, Elizabeth Lyon helps you navigate the art and craft of writing - with clear, easy-to-follow directions.

Getting your bearings
Understanding your purpose and your audience; learn to refine your ideas, select effective titles, and find the best method of organisation for any piece

Use checklists and guidelines to spot weaknesses and problems in leads, organisation, conclusions, and style - and find out how to correct them

Learning to Market
Map a successful cover letter, query letter, or proposal, and discover a four-step process to facilitate publication and sales

Refining Your Vision
Brainstorming to gain perspective on your writing - and how it fits with your values, goals, and dreams

Publisher: New York : Berkley, c2003
ISBN: 9780399528675
Branch Call Number: 808 .02 LYO
Characteristics: xiv, 225 p. ;,21 cm


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