How to Tell a Story and Other Essays (1897) is a series of essays by Mark Twain. In them he describes his own writing style, attacks the idiocy of a fellow author, defends the virtue of a dead woman, and tries to protect ordinary citizens from insults by railroad conductors.
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Book was ok, nothing to write home about. But it is Mark Twain.!
How to Tell a Story and Other Essays
It was great, a beautiful description of how to spin a yarn and a few examples to boot. Good to read while listening to Scott Joplin. Wish it was longer.