Fiction Writer's Workshop The Key Elements of a Writing Workshop - Clear Instruction, Illustrated by Contemporary and Classic Works,Innovative Exercises and Methods to Guage Your Progress

ISBN-10: 1582975361

ISBN-13: 9781582975368

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Josip Novakovich

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Over 55,000 copies sold in previous edition * Features more than 100 creative writing exercises that challenge writers to experiment with diverse writing styles and develop their own unique voices * New edition includes several short story examples th
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List price: $17.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Josip Novakovich's stories have appeared in many publications, including The Paris Review, TriQuarterly, and Ploughshares . He teaches at Pennsylvania State University and lives near State College, Pennsylvania.

Sources of Fiction: Where and How to Find Material
Setting: Evoking a Vivid Sense of Place and Time
Character: Inventing Fictional People
Plot: Strategies of Organization and Structure
Point of View: Selecting the Best Viewpoint
Dialogue and Scene: Handling Dramatic Action
Beginnings and Endings: Options and Techniques for Opening and Closing
Description and Word Choice: Choosing Effective Details, Matters of Style
Voice: Finding the Narrative Voice, Creating the Voices of Characters
Revision: Transforming the First Draft into Finished, Polished Fiction
Short Stories
"Father Sergius"
"Mademoiselle Fifi"
"My Oedipus Complex"
"A Composer and His Parakeets"
"Reply All"
"The Blue Hotel"
"The Monkey Garden"
"We Didn't"
About the Author
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