Pulitzer Prizeawinning author James A. Michener has written about everything from the pristine islands of the South Pacific and the endless wilds of Africa to Spanish bullfighters, American revolutionaries, and pirates of the Caribbean. Now Michener turns to his favorite and most personal subject: the written word. Reproducing pages from his own handwritten rough drafts and working manuscripts, Michener walks the reader through a step-by-step guide to the entire process of writing, editing, revising, and publishing. Addressing challenges specific to both fiction and nonfiction, all the while providing thoughtful and useful solutions, James A. Micheneras Writeras Handbook is an invaluable resource for book lovers, editors, and, of course, writersaaspiring and accomplished alike. Praise for James A. Michener aA master storyteller . . . Michener, by any standards, is a phenomenon.aaThe Wall Street Journal aSentence for sentence, writingas fastest attention grabber.aaThe New York Times aMichener has become an institution in America, ranking somewhere between Disneyland and the Library of Congress. You learn a lot from him.aaChicago Tribune aWhile he fascinates and engrosses, Michener also educates.aaLos Angeles Times From the Trade Paperback edition.as to be ineligible for publication; self-help books, diet books, cat books, perceptive analyses of educational problems, acidetched biographies, tracts for and against warfare, all have been used as the bases for highly successful books .
|Title||:||James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook|
|Author||:||James A. Michener|
|Publisher||:||Dial Press Trade Paperback - 2014-04-15|