Publisher: Writer’s Digest Books
Novelist David Morrell provides insights and advice learned during 30 years of writing and selling novels – insider secrets to help writers achieve the next level of literary success, whether they are just beginning or already published.
Best-selling novelist David Morrell provides insights and advice learned during thirty years of writing and selling novels — insider secrets that are sure to help writers achieve the next level of literary success, whether they’re just beginning or already published!
With captivating anecdotes and thoughtful discussion, Morrell explores the basics of the writing craft, from structure and character to dialogue and style, allowing readers to look into the mind of an internationally known best-selling novelist. He also examines how to get published, the business of writing and the steps for getting fiction translated into film.
Lessons From a Lifetime of Writing is similar to Lawrence Block’s Telling Lies for Fun & Profit. Both cover a bunch of the big areas quickly like plot and structure, while they also include the author’s personal perspective on his career.