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Writing the short-story

J. Berg Esenwein

Writing the short-story

a practical handbook on the rise, structure, writing and sale of the modern short-story

by J. Berg Esenwein

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Published by Home Correspondence School in Springfield, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short story.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Berg Esenwein.
    SeriesWriter"s library
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 441 p. ;
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14240336M

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