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Grammar Nazis are Not Always Rite, Right, Write: Based on a creative writing course that repudiates most of what is considered proper for writing fiction


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THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW:  "The Midwest Book Review has previously given positive reviews on several of author Robert Swisher's novels. Impressively informative, thoroughly entertaining, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Grammar Nazis Are Not Always Rite, Right, Write" will prove to have an exceptional practicality and enduring value for beginning and established authors."
SYNOPSIS: The book is based on a creative writing course I taught at a small university in the 1980's. Because the course repudiated the majority of things the other English and Creative Writing Professors held as gospel truth they were constantly peeved off at me as to what they considered my disregard for the rules of English, grammar, and the art of writing fiction. This is not always true, but it is my belief that when it comes to writing fiction many of the grammar and punctuation rules can and should be ignored. Also, written in stone statements like, write what you know, never end a sentence in a preposition, are more times than not pure hogwash. The Professors were also grudgingly jealous of me because none of them at the time had placed a novel while eight of my novels had been published and well received.
To my great satisfaction and enjoyment my students thoroughly enjoyed the course and its philosophies. I tried my best to encourage each student to follow their own muse with their writing and not fall into the world of what every one else decides or professes to be correct.  I will say with pride many of my students are now published by reputable presses. The rest have done what most people do who give up on a writing career - they either became alcoholics, some form of illegal substance addict, or teachers, a small percentage became alcohol and drug addicted teachers.

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Manufacturer:Open Talon Press
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EAN:9780997909616
Item Size:0.37 x 7.81 x 7.81 inches
Package Weight:0.51 pounds
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