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Writing Fiction: A Guide To The Narrative Craft

Writing Fiction: A Guide To The Narrative Craft - 8th edition

Writing Fiction: A Guide To The Narrative Craft - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780205750344

ISBN10: 0205750346

Writing Fiction: A Guide To The Narrative Craft by Janet Burroway - ISBN 9780205750344
Edition: 8TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Writing Fiction: A Guide To The Narrative Craft by Janet Burroway - ISBN 9780205750344

ISBN13: 9780205750344

ISBN10: 0205750346

Edition: 8TH 11

Summary

A bestseller through six editions,Writing Fictionby novelists Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French explores the elements of fiction, providing practical writing techniques and concrete examples. Written in a tone that is personal and non-prescriptive, this book encourages writers to develop proficiency through each step of the writing process, offering an abundance of exercises designed to spur writing and creativity.The text Writing Fictionalso integrates diverse contemporary short stories in every chapter in the belief that the reading of inspiring fiction goes hand-in-hand with the writing of fresh and exciting stories. Thorough and practical discussions of all the major fictional elements offer readers a comprehensive guide to the craft of writing stories. Topics include freewriting, plot, style, characterization, dialogue, time, place, imagery, and point of view. For novice writers looking to develop proficiency.