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Rather controversial personal view of writing and how it relates to publishing, which is generally quite critical of publishers. Our reviewer said: 'If I feel I’ve been stapled to the wall by a barrage of ‘must’s and ‘should’s, I don’t look as favourably on the text as I would if I feel a range of options has been laid out for me to sample.'

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1903988055
9781903988053
01-05-2003
£12.99
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Kingsfield Publications
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