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  • Published: 30 April 2012
  • ISBN: 9780852653630
  • Imprint: Guardian Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

How to Write


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Essential reading for budding writers.

The Guardian's 2008 'How to Write' supplements were a huge success with wordsmiths of all stripes. Covering fiction, poetry, comedy, screenwriting, biography and journalism, they offered invaluable advice and bags of encouragement from a range of leading professionals, including Catherine Tate on writing memorable comedy characters, Robert Harris on penning bestelling fiction and Michael Rosen on constructing stories that will appeal to young people.

This book draws together the material from those supplements and includes a full directory of useful addresses, from publishers and agents to professional societies and providers of bursaries. Whether you're looking to polish up your writing skills or you want to ensure that your manuscript finds its way into the right hands, How to Write will prove essential reading.

  • Pub date: 30 April 2012
  • ISBN: 9780852653630
  • Imprint: Guardian Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the Author

Philip Oltermann

Philip Oltermann is an editor at the Guardian and a contributor to Granta and the London Review of Books.


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