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    Fiction Writer’s Market ed. John Brady & Jean M. Fredette (Writer’s Digest Books 0-89879-048-4, 1981, $15.95, 621pp, hc)
    Anthology of articles about writing followed by a 300-page section on current fiction markets.
    • Foreword · John Brady & Jean M. Fredette · fw
    • 1 · Fiction Weather Report · John Brady & Jean M. Fredette · in
    • 9 · Manuscript Mechanics · John Brady & Jean M. Fredette · ar
    • 15 · The Business of Fiction Writing · John Brady & Jean M. Fredette · ar
    • 20 · Rights and the Writer · John Brady & Jean M. Fredette · ar
    • 26 · The Writer’s Craft [from The Art of Writing] · André Maurois · ar Dutton 1960
    • 40 · On Being True-to-Life [from About Fiction] · Wright Morris · ar Harper & Row 1975
    • 45 · Lecture on the Nature and Aim of Fiction [from Mystery and Manners] · Flannery O’Connor · ar Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1957
    • 55 · Establishing Good Writing Habits [from How to Write a Novel] · Manuel Komroff · ar Simon & Schuster 1950
    • 65 · Notebooks and Diaries [from Fiction Writer’s Handbook] · Hallie & Whit Burnett · ar Harper & Row 1975
    • 72 · How to Organize a Book for Children and Young Adults [from Writing for Children and Teenagers] · Lee Wyndham · ar Writer’s Digest Books 1976
    • 78 · The Short Short · Vera Henry · ar Writer’s Digest Feb 1970
    • 82 · How I Write Stories · W. Somerset Maugham · ar Writing for Love or Money, ed. Norman Cousins, David Mackay 1949
    • 88 · Bradbury on Bradbury—and Beyond · Bob Jacobs · iv Writer’s Digest Feb 1976 [Ray Bradbury]
    • 101 · Can You State Your Story in a Sentence? · James D. Lucey · ar Writer’s Digest Dec 1970
    • 104 · To Make a Short Story Long · Orson Scott Card · ar Writer’s Digest Sep 1980
    • 111 · Why Write a Novel? [from Writing the Novel] · Lawrence Block · ar Writer’s Digest Books 1979
    • 122 · Must the Novelist Crusade? · Eudora Welty · ar Writer’s Digest Feb 1970
    • 130 · Advice to Unborn Novelists · Pearl Buck · ar Writing for Love or Money, ed. Norman Cousins, David Mackay 1949
    • 134 · Portrait of the Artist as a First Novelist · Michiko Kakutani · ar New York Times Book Review Jun 8 1980
    • 140 · Research is a Snap · Jacqueline Briskin · ar Writer’s Digest Feb 1979
    • 144 · How to Turn Fact into Fiction · George Antonich · ar Writer’s Digest Apr 1971
    • 151 · Plotting the Novel · Walter Sheldon · ar Writer’s Year Book 1973
    • 160 · The Five W’s—and How! · Lee Floren · ar Writer’s Digest Jul 1977
    • 164 · Scene [from The Craft of Writing] · William Sloane · ar W.W. Norton 1979
    • 170 · Fiction is a Battleground · Marjorie Franco · ar Writer’s Digest Mar 1973
    • 175 · Tagging Your Characters · Janice Young Brooks · ar Writer’s Digest Mar 1978
    • 179 · How to Create Likable Characters in Your Fiction · Jean Z. Owen · ar Writer’s Digest Jun 1977
    • 184 · Theme [from The Stuff of Fiction] · Gerald Warner Brace · ar W.W. Norton 1969
    • 190 · Using the Flashback in Fiction · Mariana Prieto · ar Writer’s Digest May 1969
    • 194 · Narrative Prose [from Writing a Novel] · John Braine · ar Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1974
    • 200 · Arms and the Writer · C. J. Cherryh · ar Writer’s Digest Jul 1979
    • 204 · Look...a Little Closer · Ruth Engelken · ar Writer’s Digest Jul 1969
    • 206 · Actions Speak Louder with Descriptions · Eileen Jensen · ar Writer’s Digest Sep 1977
    • 211 · The Six Functions of Dialogue in Fiction [from Writing Fiction for Profit] · Charles N. Heckelmann · ar Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1968
    • 218 · Keep the Reader Where the Action Is · Will C. Knott · ar Writer’s Digest Jun 1976
    • 223 · Writing is Rewriting · Dorothy Bryant · ar Writer’s Year Book 1980
    • 230 · Getting Caught in the Middle · Helene Schellenburg Barnhart · ar Writer’s Digest Jan 1977
    • 235 · How to Cut a Story by One-Third and Make a Sale · Kathleen West · ar Writer’s Year Book 1972
    • 238 · The Partial Road to Selling Complete Novels · Chet Cunningham · ar Writer’s Digest Sep 1979
    • 245 · Confessions of a Children’s Book Editor · James Cross Giblin · ar Writer’s Year Book 1977
    • 250 · Patterns for Carrying the Young Reader Through Your Story [from How to Write for Children and Young Adults] · Jane Fitz-Randolph · ar Barnes & Noble 1980
    • 257 · Ten Rules for Suspense Fiction · Brian Garfield · ar Writer’s Digest Feb 1973
    • 260 · A Personal Journey: A Preface to The Galton Case · Ross Macdonald · ar Afterwords: Novelists on Their Novels, ed. Thomas McCormack, Harper & Row 1969
    • 269 · What Do You Mean, “Gothic”? · Phyllis Whitney · ar Mystery Writer’s Handbook 1976
    • 273 · Horror Stories and the Ten Bears · Stephen King · ar Writer’s Digest Nov 1973
    • 278 · Plotting and Characterization in the Western Novel · Louis L’Amour · ar; abridged from article of same title in Writer’s Yearbook 1947 and one entitled; “How to Become a Character” in Writer’s Yearbook 1949.
    • 284 · Where Do You Get Those Crazy Ideas? [from Writing and Selling Science Fiction] · James Gunn · ar Writer’s Digest Books 1976
    • 294 · Slick Versus Confession · Marguerite McClain · ar Writer’s Digest School Forum Sep/Oct 1980
    • 299 · The Making of The Godfather [from The Godfather Papers] · Mario Puzo · ar Putnam 1972
    • 313 · Such Good Writing: An Interview with Lois Gould · Jane S. Bakerman · iv Writer’s Digest Sep 1980 [Lois Gould]
    • 322 · Tying Up Loose Ends [from How to Write a Novel] · Manuel Komroff · ar Simon & Schuster 1960
    • 327 · The Finished Book · Mark Twain · ar Europe and Elsewhere, Harper Bros. 1923
    • 328 · All About Agents · Diane Cleaver · ar Writer’s Digest Jun 1980
    • 340 · Agents Who Handle Fiction · Anon. · bi
    • 345 · Literary/Little Magazines · Anon. · ms
    • 440 · Commercial Periodicals · Anon. · ms
    • 487 · Small Press · Anon. · ms
    • 520 · Commercial Publishers · Anon. · ms
    • 563 · Contests and Awards · Anon. · ms
    • 582 · Writers’ Organizations · Anon. · ms
    • 587 · Glossary · Anon. · ms
    • 594 · Category Index · Anon. · ix
    • 607 · Index to Markets · Anon. · ix


    The Saturday Evening Post Reader of Western Stories ed. E. N. Brandt (Popular Library SP143, Feb ’62, 35¢, 350pp, pb) [Western]
    • 9 · Outlaw Trail · S. Omar Barker · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jan 3 1959
    • 22 · May the Land Be Bright · Sigman Byrd · ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 1 1945
    • 38 · Law of the Lash · Prentiss Combs · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jul 28 1956
    • 50 · Stage to Yuma · Marvin DeVries · ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 12 1953
    • 67 · Fiddle-Footed · Cliff Farrell · ss The Saturday Evening Post Mar 1 1941
    • 81 · The Lady from Red Gulch · Michael Fessier · ss The Saturday Evening Post Aug 13 1955
    • 93 · Test by Torture · Williams Forrest · ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 28 1957
    • 106 · The Marriage of Moon Wind · Bill Gulick · ss The Saturday Evening Post Dec 31 1955
    • 119 · A Widow of the Santa Ana Valley · Bret Harte · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jun 23 1900
    • 134 · Dead-Man Trail · Ernest Haycox · ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 11 1948
    • 150 · Dakotahs Coming! · MacKinlay Kantor · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jan 22 1938
    • 178 · How Mr. Hickok Came to Cheyenne · Alfred Henry Lewis · ss The Saturday Evening Post Mar 12 1904
    • 190 · The Hasty Hanging · Morgan Lewis · ss The Saturday Evening Post Feb 23 1952
    • 206 · The Fool’s Heart · Eugene Manlove Rhodes · nv The Saturday Evening Post May 1 1915
    • 232 · Top Hand · Luke Short · ss The Saturday Evening Post Oct 30 1943
    • 244 · Guest’s Gold · Stewart Edward White · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jul 6 1935
    • 263 · Fast Gun · Robert Patrick Wilmot · ss The Saturday Evening Post Oct 15 1955
    • 278 · The Gift Horse · Owen Wister · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jul 18 1908
    • 300 · The Devil in the Desert · Paul Horgan · nv The Saturday Evening Post May 6 1950
    • 326 · Smoke Over the Prairie · Conrad Richter · nv The Saturday Evening Post Jun 1 1935


    Imagine! ed. Walter R. Bremner (Thomas Nelson & Sons 0-17-632870-X, 1970, 181pp, tp)
    There is a section after each story with questions and discussions for the student.
    • 1 · Imagine! · Fredric Brown · pp F&SF May 1955
    • 4 · The Short-Short Story of Mankind · John Steinbeck · ss Lilliput Nov 1955, as “We’re Holding Our Own”
    • 12 · History Lesson · Arthur C. Clarke · ss Startling Stories May 1949
    • 27 · Side Bet · Will F. Jenkins · ss Collier’s Jul 31 1937
    • 41 · The Snow Woman · Norah Burke · ss
    • 51 · The Bamboo Trap · Robert S. Lemmon · ss Short Stories Apr 25 1923
    • 69 · Voodoo · Fredric Brown · vi Beyond Fantasy Fiction Sep 1954
    • 73 · Number Fifty-Six · Stephen Leacock · ss
    • 83 · The Story-Teller · Saki · ss Beasts and Super-Beasts, John Lane 1914
    • 93 · The Little Girl and the Wolf · James Thurber · vi The New Yorker Jan 21 1939
    • 95 · Vignettes of Travel · Farley Mowat · ss
    • 108 · Christmas Morning · Frank O’Connor · ss The New Yorker Dec 21 1946
    • 121 · Luke Baldwin’s Vow · Morley Callaghan · ss The Saturday Evening Post Mar 15 1947
    • 136 · One’s a Heifer · Sinclair Ross · ss
    • 157 · Cousin Len’s Wonderful Adjective Cellar · Jack Finney · ss Ladies Home Journal Apr 1948
    • 163 · The Monkey’s Paw · W. W. Jacobs · ss Harper’s Monthly Sep 1902



    Modern Science Fiction: Its Meaning and Its Future ed. Reginald Bretnor (Advent, 1979, $10.00, xvi+327pp, hc, cover by Mike Hinge)
    Reprint (Coward-McCann 1953) critical book. Limited to 1500 copies.


    The O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1941 ed. Herschel Brickell (1942, hc)
    23rd O. Henry collection.
    • Defeat · Kay Boyle · ss The New Yorker May 17 1941; War story.
    • A Worn Path · Eudora Welty · ss Atlantic Monthly 1941; Elderly Southern Black woman’s life.
    • Eighteenth Summer · Hallie Southgate Abbett · ss Story Mar/Apr 1941; That crazy younger generation.
    • The Visit · Andy Logan · ss Redbook Mar 1941; Vet returned from China has trouble back in USA.
    • Hello, Tib · Conrad Aiken · ss Mademoiselle 1941; Incident with a cat provokes regrets.
    • A Bottle of Milk for Mother (Biceps) · Nelson Algren · ss The Southern Review Spr 1941; Gangs in Chicago.
    • Retreat · Sally Benson · ss The New Yorker Oct 19 1940; Events at a sanitarium.
    • I’m Going to Asia · John Cheever · ss Harper’s Bazaar 1941; Around the family hearth as war looms.
    • Hook · Walter Van Tilburg Clark · nv Atlantic Monthly Aug 1940; Life from the POV of a hawk.
    • Seven Boys Take a Hill · David Cornel De Jong · ss The Virginia Quarterly Review 1941; Youthful doings of boys on holiday.
    • The Old People · William Faulkner · ss Harper’s Sep 1940; Yoknapatawpha doin’s.
    • The Snow Goose · Paul Gallico · nv The Saturday Evening Post Nov 9 1940
    • Those Are As Brothers · Nancy Hale · ss Mademoiselle May 1941; Jewish refugee in Connecticut.
    • I’d Give It All Up for Tahiti · Paul Kunasz · ss Story Sep/Oct 1940; Reveries of a bomber pilot.
    • Afternoon in the Jungle · Albert Maltz · ss The New Yorker Jan 11 1941; New York kid has war fantasies.
    • Caput Mortum · Edita Morris · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jun 1941; Daughter recalls weird parents.
    • My Friend Flicka · Mary O’Hara · ss Story Jan/Feb 1941; Basis for famous film.
    • The Conqueror · Vincent Sheean · ss Redbook 1941; War story.
    • The Proud Walkers · James Still · ss The Saturday Evening Post May 10 1941; Southern regionalism.
    • My Pigeon Pair · Dorothy Thomas · ss Harper’s May 1941; Working girl struggles.





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