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Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story

Mariner: Houghton Harcourt. 2015. 160p. ISBN 9780544611610. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9780544612341.
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OrangeReviewStarLe Guin (A Wizard of Earthsea; The Left Hand of Darkness) explains points of craft in this must-read guide for intermediate to advanced writers. Her examples come from literature—writings by Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Alice Walker, Zora Neale Hurston—and occasionally from sf and fantasy, e.g., J.R.R. Tolkien's writings. (LJ 7/15)

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