Here is a practical guide to writing short stories that explains all the essential techniques of fiction - from character and plot to flashback and foreshadowing - in a way that is both understandable and useful to the beginning writer. Long considered a classic in the field, WRITING IN GENERAL is the product of a lifetime of reflection by one of our best literary minds.
“When [Hills] writes about writing, we should all pay close attention.” -- Richard Yates
“Admirable, wise, and comradely.” -- John Leggett
"Every aspiring fiction writer ought to read this." --WRITER'S DIGEST