Behind the Short Story From First to Final Draft

ISBN-10: 0321117247
ISBN-13: 9780321117243
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $59.33
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

"Behind the Short Story "provides the " inside scoop" on how a successful story emerges from first to final draft by compiling critical analysis techniques, writing exercises, representative stories, and useful insights into the writing process from award-winning, student-oriented teachers who are also successful short story writers. Unique craft commentaries explore the decisions writers make on issues of structure, character, setting, etc. and offer practical suggestions for pre-writing, drafting, and revising. Features contemporary short stories and craft commentaries from 27 of today' s best-known short story writers, including Amy Bloom, T.C. Boyle, Mary Gaitskill, Lorrie Moore, and George Saunders. Craft-oriented commentary by each author reveals many of the fiction techniques and decisions that go into writing a short story. For writers interested in exploring the process of writing a successful short story.

Preface to the Instructor
Introduction to the Student
On Prewriting
Getting Started: Essay and Writing Suggestions
Creating Raw Material
Unheard Music
Meinke on Journaling
The Soul Molecule
Almond on Generating Story Ideas
Discovering Stories Through Personal Experience
Vito Loves Geraldine
Eidus on Transferring Personal Experience Into Fiction
Discovering Stories Through Observation and Research
The Mourning Door
Graver on Where Stories Come From
Dr. Ishida Explains his Case
Baggott on the Role of Research in Fiction
On Writing
Writing the First Scene: Essay and Writing Suggestions
Section One: Story Structure and the Fundamentals of Plot
The New Year
McNally on Story Beginnings
Of Falling
Gwyn on Story Middles
Son of Mogar
Keene on Story Endings

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