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Writing from Within: the Next Generation

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ISBN-10: 0897936175

ISBN-13: 9780897936170

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bernard Selling

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List price: $19.95
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/9/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

"Writing from Within": The Basic Approach and Techniques
Acquiring the Basic Techniques of "Writing from Within"
Overcoming Fear
"My Friend Jake"
Finding Your Earliest Memories
"Willem" (First Draft & Rewrite)
Uncovering Your Most Vivid Childhood Memories
"Life on the Railroad" (Excerpt)
"Jefferson Barracks, Missouri" (Excerpt)
Uncovering Your Most Vivid Teenage Memories
"Dad's Death" (First Draft & Rewrite)
Writing About the Inner You
Cracking Open the Door to Your Past
"The Goose Story" (First Draft & Rewrite)
"Cricket" (Excerpt)
Developing a Writing Strategy and Choosing Writing Exercises
Expanding the Climax of the Story
"My Mother's Death" (Excerpt 1: First Draft & Rewrite); (Excerpt 2: First Draft & Rewrite)
From Rewrite to Insight: Uncovering Hidden Memories
"Leaving the Farm" (First Draft & Rewrites)
Amplifying the Basic Steps in "Writing from Within": Narrative, Dialogue, and Inner Thoughts and Feelings
Expanding Narrative
"Cricket" (Excerpt)
Improvising Dialogue
"The Turkish Ambassador"
Imagining Inner Thoughts and Feelings
"The Garage" (Excerpt)
Using the Basic Techniques with Challenging Subject Matter
"Right You Axe If You Think You Are": Viewing Life from Different Perspectives
"The Undecided Story"
"The Undecided Story"
Confronting Traumatic Situations
"Double Trouble" (Excerpt)
Writing Family Histories
Writing Family Histories: Narrating Another Person's Story
"Family History"
Writing Family Histories from Recorded Narratives
"Pool Hall" (Excerpt)
"How I Became a Rebel"
Researching the Past
Expanding and Managing Your Creativity
Embracing Your Self-Critic
"Them Boots Is Made for Walkin'"
Handling Creativity and Depression
Experiencing the Story as a Mirror of the Self
"The Beach" (Excerpt)
"The Beach: My Self in the Mirror"
"Writing from Within": Advanced Work
Advanced Perspectives in Writing Creatively
Using Short Sentences, the "Objective Correlative," and the "Hitchcockian Recap"
"Smoke Rings" (Excerpt)
"The Board" (Excerpt)
Developing Character Qualities, Backstory, and Denouement
"In the Beginning…"
"Smoke Rings" (Excerpt)
Creating Visual Motifs, Minor Characters, and Form
Employing the Principles of Art and Subtext
"Smoke Rings" (Excerpt)
Separating the Writer's Voice from the Central Character's Voice
Exploring Character Through Rewriting
Revealing Character: Rewriting Inner Thoughts and Feelings
"A Normal Life?" (Excerpt: First Draft & Rewrite)
Unraveling Character: Rewriting Action and Details
"Front Page to Hard Cover" (Excerpt)
Leaping into Longer Work
Turning Life Stories into Novels
"The Sweet Life"
Dangling in the Adios (Chapter One)
"Ma�riana Is Good Enough for Me"
New Shooter (Chapter One)
Writing Creative Stories
"Molloko, the California Condor" (Excerpt)
Creating Screenplays from Short Stories: Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"
"Front Page to Hard Cover": Bill Rempel's At the Devil's Table
For the Future
"Writing from Within" and Schools
"Writing from Within" and the Human Potential Movement
"Defining My Turning Point Behavior and Finding Its Origins"
The Benefits of "Writing from Within"
"An Evening in Paris"
"I Read My Story to Lou"
"The Overhead Bridge"
"Leaving the Plantation"
"Tank Top"
"The Garage"
"Smoke Rings"
"A Normal Life?"
"Blind Lemon Jefferson Sings the Blues"
"My Mother's Death"
"Double Trouble"
"The Beach"
"Christmas 1944"
Appendix: Creating a Supportive, Noncritical, yet Insightful Writing Group
Selected Readings
Other Books by Bernard Selling