Binchy, Maeve, 1940-2012.

Maeve Binchy's writers' club / Writers' club by Maeve Binchy. - London : Orion, 2008. - 167 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-160).

Getting Started -- Writers' Groups -- Telling a Story -- Writing Short Stories -- Eight Steps to A Short Story / The Writers' Agent -- Sustaining Progress -- Maintaining Your Motivation to Write / Finding Your Voice -- The Road to Success / The Writer's Journey -- Visualising Success -- The Role of the Editor -- The Role of the Editor / The Writer as a Journalist -- Writing for Radio -- Writing for Radio / Tackling Men's Fiction -- The Publisher -- The Publisher / Writing for Stage -- What Works On Stage / Murder, Mystery and Suspense -- Writing Thrillers and Having Fun / The Importance of Language -- Less is More / Writing for Children -- Writing Comedy -- Writing Comedy / Good Luck -- The Writing Class Anew short story / Afterword A Final Word of Thanks from the National College of Ireland. Ivy Bannister -- Norah Casey -- Marian Keyes -- Alison Walsh -- Seamus Hosey -- Paula Campbell -- Jim Culleton -- Julie Parsons -- Gerald Dawe -- Ferdia McAnna -- Maeve Binchy -- Week 1. Week 2. Week 3. Week 4. Week 5. Week 6. Week 7. Week 8. Week 9. Week 10. Week 11. Week 12. Week 13. Week 14. Week 15. Week 16. Week 17. Week 18. Week 19. Week 20.

"The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club gives a unique insight into how a No.1 bestselling author writes. Inspired by a course run by the National College of Ireland, it comprises 20 letters from Maeve, offering advice, tips and her own wonderfully witty take on the life of a writer, in addition to contributions from top writers, publishers and editors." "Whether you want to write a saga or a thriller, comedy or journalism, or write for the radio or stage, this also gives advice on the best way to get started, and what editors, publishers and agents are looking for." "The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club is a fascinating and informative guide to inspire all budding writers as well as entertaining Maeve Binchy fans the world over."--BOOK JACKET.

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Women novelists--Ireland--Correspondence.