The Joy of Writing: A Guide for Writers Disguised as a Literary Memoir

December 16, 2003|
The Joy of Writing: A Guide for Writers Disguised as a Literary Memoir by Pierre Berton
$20.37 
$21.00
Paperback
Earn 102 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Ships within 1-2 weeks.Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

Drawing on his fifty years as an award-winning journalist and author of some of the finest books on Canadian history, Pierre Berton has written a witty and practical guide for writers. With almost every book a bestseller, clearly this writer knows what it takes to succeed in the publishing world. From the all-important rule of “knowing your audience” and other essential writing tips to down-to-earth advice on dealing with agents, publishers, and editors, The Joy of Writing covers every aspect of non-fiction writing and includes interviews with twenty-seven of Canada’s leading writers. Illustrated with more than thirty manuscript pages from Pierre Berton’s own works.

Includes Interviews With: Alex Barris • Ted Barris • Jack Batten • Fred Bodsworth • June Callwood • Stevie Cameron • Robert Collins • Elaine Dewar • Will Ferguson • Trent Frayne • Bob Fulford • Charlotte Gray • Richard Gwyn • Stephen Kimber • Ken McGoogan • Roy McGregor • Linda McQuaig • Farley Mowat • Knowlton Nash • Peter Newman • Stephanie Nolen • John Sawatsky • Russell Smith • Edna Staebler • Walter Stewart • Betty Jane Wylie • Jan Wong
PIERRE BERTON was one of Canada’s most popular and prolific authors. From narrative histories and popular culture, to picture and coffee table books to anthologies, to stories for children to readable, historical works for youth, many of his fifty books are Canadian classics. Born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon, Pierre Berton wor...
Loading
Title:The Joy of Writing: A Guide for Writers Disguised as a Literary Memoir
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8.93 X 5.99 X 0.87 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.93 X 5.99 X 0.87 in
Published:December 16, 2003
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385659987

Recently Viewed
|