Thoughtful Gifts for Curious People

How to Read Like a Writer


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The first step to becoming a successful writer is to become a successful reader. Helping you develop your critical skills How to Read Like a Writer is an accessible and effective step-by-step guide to how careful reading can help you improve your craft as a creative writer, whatever genre you are writing in.

Across 10 lessons, each pairing published readings with practical critical and creative exercises, this book helps writers master such key elements of their craft as: genre, plot, developing characters, narrators and points of view, scenes and settings, structure and form, language, subtext and style.

  • Paperback, 240 pages.
  • Measures 24.4 x 16.9 cm.