The Lure of the Pen A book for Would-Be Authors
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The Lure of the Pen A book for Would-Be Authors

By Flora Klickmann
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  • The Lure of the Pen
    • A BOOK FOR WOULD-BE AUTHORS
    • FLORA KLICKMANN
      • G. P. Putnam's Sons New York and London 1920
        • DEDICATED TO MR. JAMES BOWDEN WHO HAS FEW EQUALS, EITHER AS A PUBLISHER, OR AS A FRIEND
      • DEDICATED TO MR. JAMES BOWDEN WHO HAS FEW EQUALS, EITHER AS A PUBLISHER, OR AS A FRIEND
    • G. P. Putnam's Sons New York and London 1920
      • DEDICATED TO MR. JAMES BOWDEN WHO HAS FEW EQUALS, EITHER AS A PUBLISHER, OR AS A FRIEND
    • DEDICATED TO MR. JAMES BOWDEN WHO HAS FEW EQUALS, EITHER AS A PUBLISHER, OR AS A FRIEND
    • PREFACE TO THE AMERICAN EDITION
    • CONTENTS
      • PART ONE
      • THE MSS. THAT FAIL
    • PART ONE
    • THE MSS. THAT FAIL
  • The Lure of the Pen
    • Why They Fail
    • Three Essentials in Training
      • PART TWO
      • ON KEEPING YOUR EYES OPEN
    • PART TWO
    • ON KEEPING YOUR EYES OPEN
    • A Course in Observation
    • The Assessment of Spiritual Values
      • PART THREE
      • THE HELP THAT BOOKS CAN GIVE
    • PART THREE
    • THE HELP THAT BOOKS CAN GIVE
    • The Bane of "Browsing"
    • Reading for Definite Data
    • Reading for Style
    • The Need for Enlarging the Vocabulary
    • The Charm of Musical Language
    • Analysing an Author's Methods
      • PART FOUR
      • POINTS A WRITER OUGHT TO NOTE
    • PART FOUR
    • POINTS A WRITER OUGHT TO NOTE
    • Practice Precedes Publication
    • The Reader Must Be Interested
    • Form Should Be Considered
    • Right Selection Is Important
    • When Writing Articles
    • Suggestions for Style
    • The Ubiquitous Fragment
    • Concerning Local Colour
    • Creating Atmosphere
    • The Method of Presenting a Story
    • Fallacies in Fiction
    • Some Rules for Story-Writing
    • About the Climax
    • The Use of "Curtains"
    • On Making Verse
      • SONG
        • THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUTH
        • A VALLEY SONG
      • THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUTH
      • A VALLEY SONG
    • SONG
      • THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUTH
      • A VALLEY SONG
    • THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUTH
    • A VALLEY SONG
    • The Function of the Blue Pencil
      • PART FIVE
      • AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, AND PUBLIC
    • PART FIVE
    • AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, AND PUBLIC
    • When Offering Goods for Sale
    • The Responsibility
      • ANGEL-COURT
    • ANGEL-COURT
    • INDEX
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