Inspired Creative Writing: Secrets of the Master Wordsmiths by Alexander Gordon Smith
Alexander Gordon Smith reveals some brilliant insights into making writing more effective. Drawing on his years of experience as a writer, editor and publisher he provides this invaluable aid to any writing experience.
Some of the inspired ideas contained in this book include: ways and means of overcoming writer's block; amazing techniques for making your characters leap off the page; the best schemes for planning and developing plots that work and the importance of research and location.
Smith says, "What people fail to realize is that although writing is certainly about inspiration and creative talent, it's also about hard work, planning, discipline and determination."
Gordon Smith has published over 300 books, short stories and articles and runs workshops for all ages, helping numerous people into print.
Format: Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.1 x 1.7 | 488g
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2005
Publisher: The Infinite Ideas Company
Publication City/Country: Oxford, United Kingdom
Illustrations note: illustrations
A book that has been read but is in good condition. Some minor damage to the cover including minor scuff marks and creasing along the edges, and two cuts/long clean tears on the fore-edge of the front cover, but no other holes or tears. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages. Still a very clean, solid, and readable copy.