Writer's Workshop in a Book by Alan Cheuse
The Squaw Valley Community of Writers on the Art of Fiction

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Since 1969, the prestigious Squaw Valley Community of Writers has helped develop the art and craft of many who are now household names. Instructors such as Michael Chabon, Mark Childress, Diane Johnson, Anne Lamott, Robert Stone, and Amy Tan have distilled their advice and wisdom from seminars and lectures, and the result is a book that captures the workshop experience of completesubmersion in the writing process. With an introduction by novelist and short story master Richard Ford, himself a conference attendee in the 1970s, this volume gives the writer and dedicated reader a jolt of inspiration, sharp insight into matters of technique, and a feeling of camaraderie with a writing community.
 

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Richard Ford is a novelist and short-story master who attended the conference in the 1970s.
 
Published June 7, 2007 by Chronicle Books. 224 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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