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

Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process

John McPhee

208 pages 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 teacher Draft No. 4 is a master class on the writer's craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his c...

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