Is Life Like This?: A Guide To Writing Your First Novel In Six Months by John DufresneIs Life Like This?: A Guide To Writing Your First Novel In Six Months by John Dufresne

Is Life Like This?: A Guide To Writing Your First Novel In Six Months

byJohn Dufresne

Paperback | February 8, 2011

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John Dufresne's smart, practical, hard-nosed guide is for the person who has always wanted to write a novel but has been daunted by the sometimes chaotic, always challenging writing process. A patient teacher and an experienced writer, Dufresne focuses his expertise and good humor on helping aspiring novelists take their first tentative steps.
John Dufresne is the author of ten previous books, including two fiction writing guides. A professor in the MFA program at Florida International University, he lives in Dania Beach.
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Title:Is Life Like This?: A Guide To Writing Your First Novel In Six MonthsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.23 × 5.54 × 0.78 inPublished:February 8, 2011Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393338835

ISBN - 13:9780393338836

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Dufresne's guide to fiction is filled with a can do spirit that's sure to infect would-be novelists who read it. — The WriterJohn Dufresne is a canny and sage adviser. . . . The book is a rich companion even for those just thinking about their ambitions for fiction. — Ron Carlson, author of Ron Carlson Writes a StoryDufresne's generous, wise, cajoling, stern, and compassionate voice will get you working right away. — Brad Watson, author of Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives