A Worker's Writebook: How Language Makes Stories

This quirky writing guide by Jack Matthews (author of 20 literary works) offers insight about how successful writers mold raw experiences into a story and how language helps you to do that. Erudite, witty, idiosyncratic, serendipitous, mischievous, sesquipedalian, entertaining, introspective and colorful: these are adjectives which come to mind when reading this book. More
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About Jack Matthews

Jack Matthews (1925-2013) was an Ohio fiction writer, essayist and book collector. For a 100% free sample of Jack Matthews stories on, check out "Three Times Time" (also on Smashwords).

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Jack Matthews on why he wrote a writing guide
This audio was recorded a year before he died (2012). The audio of this video is in the public domain. In the last 4 minutes, Jack Matthews reads a chapter from a "Worker's Writebook" titled "The Pointedness of the Tale."

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