Steinon Writing providesimmediately useful advice for writers of fiction and nonfiction, whethernewcomers or accomplished professionals. As Sol Stein, renowned editor, author,and instructor, explains, “This is not a book of theory. It is a book of usablesolutions—how to fix writing that is flawed, how to improve writing that isgood, how to create interesting writing in the first place.”
With examplesfrom his bestsellers as well as aspiring students’ writing, Stein offersdetailed sections on characterization, dialogue, pacing, flashbacks,liposuctioning flab, the “triage” method of revision, using the techniques offiction to enliven nonfiction, and more. This is an essential guide for writersat every level.