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Issue Details: First known date: 1988 1988
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This invaluable guide is a book to encourage and inspire as well as instruct. It offers practical advice on everything the novice writer needs to know - from where ideas come from to submitting a finished manuscript to a publisher - and provides an illuminating insight into the writer's craft. (Source: back cover, Vintage edition, 1996)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: McPhee Gribble , 1988 .
      Extent: 130p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography.
      ISBN: 0140114076
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Virago , 1990 .
      Extent: 135p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography.
      ISBN: 1853811114 (pbk)
Alternative title: Dear Writer : The Classic Guide to Writing Fiction
Notes:
  • Included in this revised and expanded edition are two new appendices: the first exploring the motivations of the fiction writer, the second giving an intimate glimpse of the creative process through the writing (and rewriting) of one particular short story.
  • Appendix contains critical discussion regarding the writing of Carmel Bird's short story, 'The Golden Moment'.
  • Includes two complete versions of this story, the final draft which was first published in Australian Short Stories (1995) and an early draft which has since been entitled 'Her First Golden Moment'. (pp. 187-212)
    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage , 1996 .
      Extent: xviii, 221p.p.
      Edition info: Revised and expanded edition.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced and prefaced by Carmel Bird.
      • Includes index and bibliography.
      ISBN: 0091833973

Works about this Work

Helping Hands Larry Schwartz , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 9 April 2000; (p. 12)
Creative Intuition Unexplained Philippa Garrard , 2000 single work essay
— Appears in: The Animist , January vol. [6] no. 2000;
Carmel Can Put You on the Writing Track Louise Nunn , 1996 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 December 1996; (p. 28)
The Good Oil on Poetical Portraiture Michele Field , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 14-15 April 1990; (p. 5)
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 July 1988; (p. 75)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
Writing on Writing Carolyne Lee , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 July 1988; (p. 11)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
Teaching Writing with Pleasure Kerryn Goldsworthy , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 102 1988; (p. 14-16)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
Invaluable Resource for Aspiring Writers Katharine England , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 1 October 1988; (p. 8)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 July 1988; (p. 75)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
Writing on Writing Carolyne Lee , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 July 1988; (p. 11)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
Teaching Writing with Pleasure Kerryn Goldsworthy , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 102 1988; (p. 14-16)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
Invaluable Resource for Aspiring Writers Katharine England , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 1 October 1988; (p. 8)

— Review of Dear Writer Carmel Bird 1988 single work criticism
The Good Oil on Poetical Portraiture Michele Field , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 14-15 April 1990; (p. 5)
Helping Hands Larry Schwartz , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 9 April 2000; (p. 12)
Carmel Can Put You on the Writing Track Louise Nunn , 1996 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 December 1996; (p. 28)
Creative Intuition Unexplained Philippa Garrard , 2000 single work essay
— Appears in: The Animist , January vol. [6] no. 2000;
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