Essays in the Art of Writing
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Chatto & Windus 1905
Number of pages: 155
The book collects seven important essays on authorship, including "On Some Technical Elements of Style" and "The Morality of the Profession of Letters," as well as Robert Louis Stevenson's accounts of writing Treasure Island and The Master of Ballantrae. Written more than a century ago, these essays are full of insight for today's readers and brimming with still-applicable wisdom for modern writers.
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