Fundamentals of Fiction Writing
by Arthur Sullivant Hoffman
Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill company 1922
Number of pages: 268
As valuable a resource today as when it first appeared, Hoffman's 'Fundamentals of Fiction Writing' offers instructions and advice on improving your fiction. As a veteran editor of more then twenty years, Hoffman brings his gifted insight and experience to help you avoid the pitfalls and mistakes most commonly found in fiction.
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