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Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer

Ross Raisin



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Laurence King
01 May 2018
Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides
This book demystifies the writing process, empowering you to write your own novel or short story. The author explains expert technique in a clear and jargon-free way, with examples from twenty-five masters of prose.

For aspiring writers of all ages and abilities, Read This If You Want to Be a Great Writer will motivate and strengthen your writing talent.
By:   Ross Raisin
Imprint:   Laurence King
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 200mm,  Width: 144mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   300g
ISBN:   9781786271976
ISBN 10:   1786271974
Series:   Read This
Publication Date:   01 May 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ross Raisin's first novel, God's Own Country, was published in 2008 and was shortlisted for nine literary awards, including the Guardian First Book Award and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. In 2009 Ross Raisin was named the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. In 2013 he was selected as one of Granta's Best of Young British writers. His third novel has recently been published to great acclaim. He lives in London and teaches creative writing at Goldsmiths University and as part of the UEA-Guardian Masterclasses programme.

Reviews for Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer

Although this is a small book, it is packed full of information. [Read This if You Want to Be a Great Writer] has many valuable hints and suggestions. Well worth the investment for anyone truly interested in understanding the path one follows to write fiction-not only for him/herself, but for those who will be reading. New York Journal of Book

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