The Jane Austen Writers' Club

The Jane Austen Writers' Club

Inspiration and Advice From the World's Best-loved Novelist

Book - 2016
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"Pretty much anything anyone needs to know about writing can be learned from Jane Austen. While creative writing manuals tend to use examples from twentieth- and twenty-first-century writers, The Jane Austen Writers' Club is the first to look at the methods and devices used by the world's most beloved novelist. Austen was a creator of immortal characters and a pioneer in her use of language and point of view; her advice continues to be relevant two centuries after her death. Here Rebecca Smith examines the major aspects of writing fiction--plotting, characterization, openings and endings, dialogue, settings, and writing methods--sharing the advice Austen gave in letters to her aspiring novelist nieces and nephew, and providing many and varied exercises for writers to try, using examples from Austen's work,"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2016.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9781632865885
1632865882
Branch Call Number: 813 AUSTEN
Characteristics: xii, 336 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm

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