Take Your Characters to Dinner Creating the Illusion of Reality in Fiction - A Creative Writing Course

ISBN-10: 0761816941

ISBN-13: 9780761816942

Edition: 2000

Authors: Laurel A. Yourke

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List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University Press of America, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/30/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Preface: Fictional Reality and Feeding Your Characters
Checklist: Higher Truths of Fiction
Introduction: The Reality of Writing Fiction
Checklist: Getting Underway
Credibility: Manufacturing Reality
Checklist: Writing Fundamentals
Checklist: Conquering Block
Characterization: As Many Dimensions as Reality
Checklist: Character Revelation
Dialogue: Simulating Conversational Reality
Checklist: Conversational Sound
Checklist: Dialogue
Plot Elements: Drafting Reality
Characters in Conflict: Reality in Action
Checklist: Conflict
Checklist: Scene Component
Checklist: Plot
Point of View: Versions of Reality
Checklist: Point Of View
Setting: Scenic Reality
Checklist: Setting
Details: Just Enough Reality
Checklist: Detail
Texture: The Fabric of Reality
Checklist: Texture
Revision: A Shapelier Reality
Connections: Accessible Reality
Checklist: Fact versus Fiction
Voice: Writer versus Character Reality
Checklist: Being Yourself
Checklist: Revision
Conclusion: The Writer's Reality
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