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Creative Writer, Level One: Five Finger Exercises

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ISBN-10: 1933339551

ISBN-13: 9781933339559

Edition: N/A

Authors: Boris Fishman

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Breaking down the elements that go into successful imaginative works, The Creative Writer leads aspiring writers through the skills needed to construct each. The assignments, designed to make students more aware of language and more confident in their own ingenuity, build on each other until beginning creative writers have successfully created their own stories, poems, and essays. '¬¢ Simple but innovative exercises encourage young writers to strengthen their vocabulary and become aware of the patterns of sentences '¬¢ Legends and folklore are used to teach point of view, characterization, plotting, and other vital skills '¬¢ Classic poetry serves as a model for the student'¬"s own original…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Well-Trained Mind Press
Publication date: 1/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 6.97" wide x 9.92" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Boris Fishman was born in Belarus and immigrated to the United States at the age of nine. He is the editor of Wild East: Stories from the Last Frontier, and his work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, the London Review of Books, and other publications. He lives in New York City. A Replacement Life is his first novel.