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Making a Life as a Fiction Writer

Lecture no. 24 from the course: Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

Making a Life as a Fiction Writer

Taught by Professor James Hynes | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

You might have a mental image of the writer as a solitary genius toiling away in an ivory tower. But writers today must be adept at both the crafting of words and the business of publishing. To conclude this course, Professor Hynes surveys the publishing landscape today and gives advice for making the leap from hobbyist to professional.

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m********m
December 17, 2018

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k********m
August 15, 2018
Thanks for a smooth and well-plotted presentation. I had to browse over to Dictionary.com quite a few times, and also agonizingly oscillate between writing in the 'first person' or in the 'close third person,' but it was well worth it. Thank you, sir.

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c********m
April 9, 2018
The entire series has been very useful to this budding writer of fiction

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