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

ISBN-10: 0062736396

ISBN-13: 9780062736390

Edition: 1999

Authors: Frank Conroy

List price: $23.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Portuguese Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Spanish Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
German Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

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
Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.