The Art of Story Writing
by Nathaniel C. Fowler
Publisher: Sulley and Kleinteich 1913
Number of pages: 282
The writing of stories of every class and of any length, and of every kind of literature, whether or not published in book form, is a distinct art or profession, may be considered as a trade, and cannot be accurately weighed or measured unless subject to both ethical and commercial consideration.
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by Edwin A. Abbott - ManyBooks
Almost everyone can be taught to write clearly. Force, elegance, and variety of style are more difficult to teach and learn; but clear writing can be reduced to rules. To teach the art of writing clearly is the main object of this book.
by Joseph Devlin - The Christian Herald
This book should help ordinary people to express themselves in ordinary language, in a proper manner. Some broad rules are laid down, the observance of which will enable the reader to keep within the pale of propriety in oral and written language.
by Frederick W. Hamilton - Committee on education
Word study and English grammar are important for several reasons. A man's use of words is commonly taken as a measure of his knowledge and even of his intelligence. Carelessness often causes a man to be held in much less esteem than he deserves.
by William Strunk, Jr. - Bartleby.com
Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature.