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Learning to Write Fiction from the Masters
Jane Austen, Leo Tolstoy, Ernest Hemingway, Willa Cather, Jack London, Dorothy Parker, John O Hara, Elmore Leonard, and a host of other greats past and present have much to show you about how to begin and end a story, structure a plot, create memorable characters, write dialogue, depict settings and action, heighten romance, choose winning titles, and meet all the other ch ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Plume
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The author studied under Sinclair Lewis. He gave examples of great works of literature and then explained why they were so successful and so well-loved. It was an easy, informative read and had good suggestions for literature to read and emulate.