Closest to the Fire: A Writer's Guide to Law and Lawyers

Oblique Angles Press

 Write about the law -- and get it right!The world of law and lawyers, with its suspense, its moral quandaries, and its ripped-from-the-headlines subject matter, provides wonderful material for fiction. This guide will help writers explore these many story possibilities, while avoiding the pitfalls awaiting the unwary. Included throughout the book are ideas for stories or story elements based on the content and available for the readers' use.
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About the author

 Karen A. Wyle is an award-winning appellate attorney with more than thirty years' experience. A cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, she worked for law firms and the California Court of Appeal before establishing her solo practice in Bloomington, Indiana. Wyle has filed amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and seven state supreme courts. She has also written and published five novels. One-quarter of her novel Division is set in a near-future courtroom.

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Oblique Angles Press
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Published on
Oct 13, 2015
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Language Arts & Disciplines / Reference
Law / Alternative Dispute Resolution
Law / Antitrust
Law / Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Law / Civil Procedure
Law / Constitutional
Law / Contracts
Law / Court Rules
Law / Criminal Law / General
Law / Criminal Law / Juvenile Offenders
Law / Criminal Law / Sentencing
Law / Criminal Procedure
Law / Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Law / Evidence
Law / Family Law / General
Law / General
Law / Intellectual Property / General
Law / Judicial Power
Law / Jury
Law / Labor & Employment
Law / Legal Profession
Law / Property
Law / Reference
Law / Witnesses
Reference / Handbooks & Manuals
Reference / Writing Skills
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