Eleventh Draft Craft and the Writing Life from the Iowa Writers' Workshop

ISBN-10: 0062736396

ISBN-13: 9780062736390

Edition: 1999

Authors: Frank Conroy

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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946

FRANK CONROY is the director of the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa. He is also an accomplished jazz pianist.

Introductionp. xi
This Monkey, My Backp. 1
A View of Writing Fiction From the Rear Windowp. 13
Smallness and Invention; or, What I Learned at the Iowa Writers' Workshopp. 21
Ralstonp. 29
The Widow Speaksp. 41
Not Knowingp. 49
If I Could Be Like Mikep. 57
Mr. Brain, He Want a Songp. 67
The Wise Foolp. 77
The Hidden Machineryp. 85
Communal Solitudep. 101
Resistancep. 113
The Writing Lifep. 125
On Detailsp. 133
Lottery Ticketp. 145
Diminished Creaturesp. 155
Why I Botherp. 163
The Difference Between Being Good and Being a Good Writerp. 175
Workshopping Lucius Mummiusp. 181
The Dead Manp. 199
Cowpathsp. 209
The Eleventh Draftp. 215
Seattle, 1974: Writing and Placep. 223
Notes on Contributorsp. 231
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