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Where the Stories Come From

Beginning to Write Fiction

by Sibyl Johnston

  • 167 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creative writing guides,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Language,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Authorship,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10459535M
    ISBN 100321078993
    ISBN 109780321078995


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