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Writing Fiction The Practical Guide from New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School

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ISBN-10: 1582343306

ISBN-13: 9781582343303

Edition: 2003

Authors: Gotham Writers' Workshop, Nikki Moustaki, Nikki Moustaki, Bloomsbury Publishing Staff

List price: $18.00
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Gotham Writers' Workshop has mastered the art of teaching the craft of writing in a way that is practical, accessible, and entertaining. Now the techniques of this renowned school are available in this book. Here you'll find: - The fundamental elements of fiction craft-character, plot, point of view, etc.-explained clearly and completely - Key concepts illustrated with passages from great works of fiction - The complete text of "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver-a masterpiece of contemporary short fiction that is analyzed throughout the book - Exercises that let you immediately apply what you learn to your own writing Written by Gotham Writers' Workshop expert instructors and edited by…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 8/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Fiction: The What, How, and Why of It
Character: Casting Shadows
Plot: A Question of Focus
Point of View: The Complete Menu
Description: To Picture in Words
Dialogue: Talking it Up
Setting and Pacing: I'm Here Therefore I Am
Voice: The Sound of a Story
Theme: So What's Your Story Really About?
Revision: Real Writers Revise
The Business of Writing: Driving Yourself Nuts for Fun and Profit
Cheat Sheet
"Cathedral"
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Index