Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life
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Sometimes the Magic Works

Lessons from a Writing Life

By Terry Brooks

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Format: Hardback, 208 pages
Published In: United States, 01 January 1900
The author of 19 "New York Times" fantasy bestsellers presents a nonfiction work that is half a memoir of his writing career, half a text on how to do it oneself.


"A MARVELOUSLY PRAGMATIC INITIATION TO THE ART OF WRITING."--DOROTHY ALLISON Author of "Bastard Out of Carolina "[A] SUCCINCT AND WARMHEARTED AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEDITATION ON THE WRITING LIFE.""--Publishers Weekly "Terry Brooks is adamant about dedicating oneself to the craft, while showing awe and humility for the creative process. . . . Every serious writer should refer to this book regularly for inspiration as well as solid crafting advice."--ELIZABETH ENGSTROM CRATTY Director, Maui Writers Retreat"A wise, warm-hearted book--part autobiography, part how-to-do-it manual, with some amazingly candid behind-the-scenes material . . . Fantasy fans, novice writers, and even veteran pros will learn plenty from it."--ROBERT SILVERBERG Award-winning author of the Majipoor Chronicles "From the Trade Paperback edition.

EAN: 9780345458285
ISBN: 0345458281
Publisher: Ballantine Books Inc.
Dimensions: 22 x 14.43 x 2.03 centimeters (0.33 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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