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If only it were as easy for most writers as it was for Stendhal. The truth about the act of writing is much more varied, even violent. In fact, there seem to be as many contradictory admonitions about how to go about doing it as there are writers themselves. With that in mind, writer Sophy Burnham has collected the thoughts of some of the greatest writers and laced them with her own observations and experiences of the writer's life. With an emphasis on the emotions that writing wrings from those who practice it, Burnham ...

For Writers Only 1996, Ballantine Books

ISBN-13: 9780345404053

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For Writers Only 1994, Ballantine Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345373175