What a gift! Elizabeth George unites two of her greatest strengths - the keen insight of a master storyteller along with the soul of a teacher in her new book, Mastering the Process. What a rare treat for any writer, or any fan of George's work, a smart, thoughtful, approachable book on the writing process, on her writing process, as she generously shares her step-by-step method that has made her one of the most beloved writers of our time.
Through the years I've been lucky enough to watch Elizabeth George at work, to learn from her as she makes her way through her complex and beloved novels . . . Now in this fascinating, instructive book anyone who is interested in writing and process can learn from the master herself: all of us are in luck.
No one writing today is a better craftsman of fiction than Elizabeth George. When she offers to tell you the mysteries of the writing process as she does in Mastering the Process, we should sit up and pay attention. This book is revealing and charming by turns, and anyone interested in how the magic works will want to read it.
This is not only a useful guide to Elizabeth George's writing methods, but an intimate and generous look into the mind of one of our greatest mystery writers. Detailed and optimistic. You will love it.
An up-close and personal class in writing a novel.
I have never before read a book about writing that is so thorough, thoughtful, and most of all, helpful.
In this unusual and immersive book Elizabeth George generously shares the wealth of knowledge and experience she has gained from the creation of her hugely loved crime novels. There are nuggets here that will prove invaluable to fiction writers of any genre
Brimming with insight and advice, Mastering the Process deserves to become a classic on the craft of writing