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How to Write Fiction Like a Pro: A Simple-to-Savvy Toolkit for Aspiring Authors

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In HOW to write fiction like a pro: A simple-to-savvy toolkit for aspiring authors , celebrated author Robert Newton Peck provides emerging writers with the power tools they need to start building their own books. Readers will learn everything from pacing a story and writing dialogue that flows to molding the tangible "stuff" of life into characters and storylines of fict ...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published March 13th 2006 by Maupin House Publishing (first published March 1st 2006)
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Nov 07, 2013 L rated it it was ok
Some people are under the mistaken belief that they can write, they can teach everyone based on how they write. While this book has some good points, far too much of it would work only for his own style, and following his rules would be out of place, or copying his storytelling. The rest is the basics you can find in literally any other how-to writing book.

Sorry, Peck. You may have written over sixty novels as you keep reminding us, but telling Joe Blow writer to give them silly names and add ex
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Robert Newton Peck is an American author of books for young adults. His titles include Soup and A Day No Pigs Would Die. He claims to have been born on February 17, 1928, in Vermont, but has refused to specify where. Similarly, he claims to have graduated from a high school in Texas, which he has also refused to identify. Some sources state that he was born in Nashville, Tennessee
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