What do the most celebrated writers say about writing? Among those sharing their wisdom and experience on fiction, nonfiction, narrative, and style are Robert Louis Stevenson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, and Henry James. Intended for students, this collection is also accessible to the general reader.
About the Author
Rollo Walter Brown (1880-1956) was born in the mining town of Crooksville, Ohio—which provided the setting for his series of novels The Firemakers (1931), Toward Romance (1932), The Hillikin, and As of the Gods (1937). His memoir I Travel by Train chronicles his journey across the United States during the Great Depression. His non-fiction works include Lonely Americans (1929) and The Creative Spirit: An Inquiry into American Life (1925).