Being A Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays And Experiences From The World's Greatest Authors

byTravis Elborough, Helen GordonIllustratorJoey Guidone

September 7, 2017|
Being A Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays And Experiences From The World's Greatest Authors by Travis Elborough
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The joys and challenges of being a writer are explored in this inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world''s greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers. From Samuel Johnson in eighteenth-century London to Lorrie Moore in twenty-first-century Wisconsin, the contributors range from the canon to contemporary, covering more than 250 years, and come from all over the world. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this stunning anthology explores and illuminates the pleasures and pitfalls of the compulsion to write, with advice about the whole messy business of writing literature and what it takes to be a writer. The perfect gift for aspiring writers, curious readers, and anyone interested in what the world''s greatest authors have to say about the art of writing.<BR
Travis Elboroughis an author and social commentator. His books includeA Traveller''s Year,A London Year,The Long-Player Goodbye,Being A WriterandA Walk in the Park: The Life and Times of a People''s Institution. Travis is a regular contributor to Radio 4 and theGuardian, and has penned articles on all aspects of travel and culture, fro...
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Title:Being A Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays And Experiences From The World's Greatest AuthorsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 6.25 X 1 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 6.25 X 1 inPublished:September 7, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711238200

ISBN - 13:9780711238206

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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