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Write Faster, Write Better

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Expert advice for writing faster and writing better!

Every writer has felt the pressure of a deadline. Writing is a challenge: there are the problems of getting started, feelings of writer's block, and numerous interruptions lying between you and a finished piece. This book is your guide to getting through that obstacle course with success.

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Hardcover, 250 pages
Published April 23rd 2004 by Writer's Digest Books
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Kelly Harmon
Apr 03, 2013 Kelly Harmon rated it it was ok
This book has been on my shelf for a long time. I'd started it several times over and just couldn't seem to make it through. I finally pushed myself to get through it...and now I can get rid of the book.

I might have rated this book higher, if I didn't feel the premise were so misleading. The intro and first few chapters or so make you think Fryxell is talking about how to write novels faster and better: but it really doesn't.

The meat of this book -- and the solid advice -- is geared toward makin
Kae Cheatham
Sep 03, 2010 Kae Cheatham rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
I picked this hardback up on an remaindered sale, caught by the title.

Tips not only on writing, but how to organize your thoughts, notes, etc.
Although most of what was presented was very elementary, the presentation and information would be really good for some just starting out on their freelance career.
Feb 22, 2011 Marshall rated it it was ok
Should have been about reading faster; I couldn't finish it. Although well-written and full of useful tips, it didn't have a lot of info that I wouldn't expect from any number of similar books. Each chapter has a lot of exercises, if you want to pretend you're in school.
Suzie Quint
Jan 21, 2012 Suzie Quint rated it it was ok
Shelves: writing-books
This might be a good book if you're inclined towards outlining, but if that destroys your creative process, as it does mine, it's totally worthless.
Bat Hughes
Oct 14, 2014 Bat Hughes rated it really liked it
Shelves: writing
Practical suggestions for speeding it up and getting it out. Great for those of us who make a living by the word.
Jun 25, 2008 Jeffrey rated it liked it
Shelves: academic
If you don't know how to do this, then this is a decent book to learn. It covers the basics.
Anne Marshall
Aug 31, 2012 Anne Marshall rated it it was ok
Shelves: writing, non-fiction
Some useful tips but not something I'd buy
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