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art and craft of humorous writing.

D Nevill Howard

art and craft of humorous writing.

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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book is a wonderfully well-organized and well-written handbook to help many people (from novice to expert) learn to incorporate humor into their writing.3/5(1). Nancy Lamb's book taught me how read the music of writing. The Art and Craft of Storytelling takes you from plot to character, through writer's block, to the finale.

If you want to write, read this book. If you already write but want to read the music, read this book--and keep it handy. - Joe Halderman, Producer/Writer, CBS News, 48 HOURS MYSTERY/5(39). James Thom's "The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction" definitely leans toward the latter, and that's not necessarily a bad thing if you know what you're getting into.

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