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Creative Writer's Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0137090994

ISBN-13: 9780137090990

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: Philip K. Jason, Allan B. Lefcowitz

List price: $34.20
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Description:

This handbook is the perfect reference for beginning creative writers. It offers abundant illustrations, exercises, and useful techniques in all genres. While emphasizing problem-solving and the mastery of literary conventions, this handbook also takes the apprentice writer on a journey from inspiration to revision. Explores the work of "classic" modern as well as active contemporary writers through examples of effective stories, essays, poems and plays. An extensive look at fundamental creative writing issues includes attitudes, habits, journal-keeping, point of view, language, invention and research, and more. Appropriate for apprentice creative writers.
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Book details

List price: $34.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Prentice Hall Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

A Writer's Concerns
Working like a Writer
Keeping a Journal
Point of View
Rhody's Path
Language Is Your Medium
Invention and Research
Ellis Island: Then and Now
The Concerns of the Poet
The Elements of Poetry
Practicing Poetry
Poetry Problems
The Concerns of the Storyteller
The Elements of Fiction
Narration and Its Problems
Creative Nonfiction
Stories and Memoirs
The Thing with Willie
A Very Short Story
The Boarding House,James Joyce
Sunday in the Park
The First Day
Just Married
Chinese Medicine
Close Encounters of the Sneaky Kind
The Concerns of the Playwright
The Elements of Drama
Dialogue and Its Problems
The Day They Shot John Lennon
Plays and Screen Plays
Procedure
Last Day of Camp
The Writer's Business
From Revision to Submission
Tools and Resources
Glossary of Key Terms