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How to write fiction like a pro

a simple-to-savvy toolkit for aspiring authors

by Robert Newton Peck

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Published by Maupin House Pub. in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English

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    Statementby Robert Newton Peck.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN147 .P357 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3396126M
    ISBN 100929895851, 0929895959
    LC Control Number2005008272


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[Robert Newton Peck] -- Author Robert Newton Peck offers emerging writers expert advice on how to start building their own books, with tips for pacing a story, writing flowing dialogue, creating realistic characters, and.

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