Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular: An Informal Textbook

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Houghton Mifflin, 2000 - Creative writing - 197 pages
Here is a practical guide to writing short stories that explains all the essential techniques of fiction - from character and plot to flashback and foreshadowing - in a way that is both understandable and useful to the beginning writer. Long considered a classic in the field, WRITING IN GENERAL is the product of a lifetime of reflection by one of our best literary minds.

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About the author (2000)

Rust Hills was the long time fiction editor of "Esquire." The author of the trilogy "The Memoirs of a Fussy Man," he divides his time between Florida & Connecticut.

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