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Telling Lies for Fun & Profit by Lawrence Block Online



Telling Lies for Fun & Profit

Telling Lies for Fun & Profit

  • Title: Telling Lies for Fun & Profit
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  • ISBN : 9780688132286
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 256 pages


Characters refusing to talk Plot plodding along Where do good ideas come from anyway In this wonderfully practical volume, two time Edgar Award winning novelist Lawrence Block takes an inside look at writing as a craft and as a career.From studying the market, to mastering self discipline and creative procrastination, through coping with rejections, Telling Lies for F Characters refusing to talk Plot plodding along Where do good ideas come from anyway In this wonderfully practical volume, two time Edgar Award winning novelist Lawrence Block takes an inside look at writing as a craft and as a career.From studying the market, to mastering self discipline and creative procrastination, through coping with rejections, Telling Lies for Fun Profit is an invaluable sourcebook of information It is a must read for anyone serious about writing or understanding how the process works


Author Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block has been writing crime, mystery, and suspense fiction for than half a century He has published in excess oh, wretched excess of 100 books, and no end of short stories.Born in Buffalo, N.Y., LB attended Antioch College, but left before completing his studies school authorities advised him that they felt he d be happier elsewhere, and he thought this was remarkably perceptiv




Telling Lies for Fun & Profit Reviews (31)

  • Telling Lies for Fun Profit is a collection of some of Lawrence Block s columns from Writer s Digest.Most of the time I see books on writing, they re by people I ve never heard of and I pass them by Stephen King s On Writing has been my favorite book on writing for years but now he has competition.I [..]

  • Crime writer Lawrence Block s book on writing is one of the best I ve ever read By being specific and giving practical advice from long experience, it s much helpful than many others Telling Lies for Fun Profit is like a 47 chapter course on how to write like a prowell, hold up It doesn t pr [..]

  • The articles that compose this writing guide are all, happily, nicely written but there s not much new here, I m afraid, and not much applicable to my particular situation Larry Block as he tells the story a couple of times in this collection of essays has basically always written Motivation can be [..]

  • As part of NaNoWriMo preparation and just because I like reading and writing , I decided to read Telling Lies for Fun and Profit by Lawrence Block, nevermind that I ve never even heard of him before And I realised that even if you ve never her of this pulp fiction author, you should definitely read [..]

  • I ve long been a fan of Lawrence Block I ve read about 40 of his books and I m still buying on virtually a daily basis to top up my new Kindle He s a prolific writer and has written well over 100 books I ve long admired the infinite variation in his work and his skill as a wordsmith This aid for th [..]

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