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Graceful Lie A Method for Making Fiction

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ISBN-10: 0132874180

ISBN-13: 9780132874182

Edition: 1999 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Michael F. Petracca

List price: $124.80
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Description:

The Graceful Lie actively involves writers in a process that is at once personally relevant and grounded in scholarship. Through explanations, exercises and readings, it articulates the innovative ideas and practices of today's fiction writing while exposing readers to fictional subgenres that other texts mention sporadically, but don't explore in a systematic way.
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Book details

List price: $124.80
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/16/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
A Method For Making Fiction
Introduction
The Love of Books
How to Keep and Feed a Muse
First Things
Diary Entries from Journal of a Solitude
Hellish Speed...
My Turn
Making Stories
Cockroach Miracles
from The Temple of My Familiar
Descent of Man
The Unluckiest Consumer in the World
Plot Components
The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
Selway
Storyfolk
Scar
The Chrysanthemums
Ways of Showing
from Justine
Buddah
Perfection and Print
A Conversation with My Father
Restrospect on My Fictions
An Introduction To The Fictional Genres
Prose Poetry
Prose poems
Prose poems
Creative Nonfiction
A History of My Hair
Living Like Weasels
Catholics
Young Adult Fiction
Opening section of Fade Far Away
50% Chance of Lightning
Mystery Fiction
M is for Malice, Chapter 1, and process journal
Karen Makes Out
Historical Fiction
The Hangman's Apprentice
Every Night for a Thousand Years
Science Fiction
First, There Was the Title, Tell-tale Ties and Tremors, and How Do We Get Into This Mess?
Conditioning
Literary Fiction
Baby and Jimbo, Rat Tango, Only the Desperate Serve God, and opening chapter of Baby Cat-Face
Vasiliy Shishkov