Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process by John McPhee

Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process

John McPhee

6 hours, 47 minutes first pub 2013 (editions)

nonfiction essays memoir informative reflective slow-paced


The long-awaited guide to writing long-form nonfiction by the legendary author and teacherDraft No. 4 is an elucidation of the writer's craft by a master practitioner. In a series of playful but expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights...

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