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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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j********m
December 13, 2017
This is an excellent lecture series for any writer. While there is a limit to how much can be accomplished in 24 lectures one-half hour each, Hynes fills them well, with a mix of relevant specific detail but also helpful generalizations. Highly recommended.

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j********m
October 16, 2017

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m********m
July 27, 2017
Heady but sound advice

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