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About writing : seven essays, four letters, and five interviews

Author: Samuel R Delany
Publisher: Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essential reading for the creative writer.

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
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Named Person: Samuel R Delany; Samuel R Delany; Samuel R Delany; Samuel R Delany; Samuel R Delany; Samuel R Delany; Samuel R Delany
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel R Delany
ISBN: 0819567159 9780819567154 0819567167 9780819567161
OCLC Number: 60796282
Awards: Short-listed for Hugo Award (Related Book) 2007
Short-listed for Locus Awards (Nonfiction) 2007
Description: xii, 419 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: An Introduction: Emblems of Talent --
Part I Seven Essays --
Part II Four Letters --
Part III Five Interviews --
Appendix Nits, Nips, Tucks, and Tips.
Responsibility: Samuel R. Delany.

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"Useful and thoughtful advice for aspiring (and practicing apprentice) authors. About Writing is autobiography, criticism, and a guidebook to good writing all in one."-- Robert Elliot Fox, Professor Read more...

 
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