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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From the table of contents: Introduction; Contents; Invention; Drafting; Revising; Editing; Proofreading; Narrative and Memoir; Creative Writing; Writing about reading; Public Affairs writing; Investigative writing; and more.
by Joseph Devlin - The Christian Herald
This book should help ordinary people to express themselves in ordinary language, in a proper manner. Some broad rules are laid down, the observance of which will enable the reader to keep within the pale of propriety in oral and written language.
by Charles Bazerman - Parlor Press
This volume draws on work from the social sciences -- and in particular sociocultural psychology, phenomenological sociology, and the pragmatic tradition of social science -- to reconceive rhetoric around the problems of written communication.
by Garland Greever, Easley S. Jones - The Century Company
This handbook treats essential matters of grammar, diction, spelling, mechanics; and develops with thoroughness the principles of sentence structure. Larger units of composition it leaves to the texts in formal rhetoric.