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Elements of The Writing Craft : More Than 150 Lessons for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers.

Author: Robert Olmstead
Publisher: Cincinnati : F+W Media, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Great narratives are built piece by piece, through myriad small tasks and careful moves. In this landmark book, Robert Olmstead shows how distinguished writers past and present have built their fiction and nonfiction. Through this writer's-eye analysis of more than 150 of literature's most finely crafted passages, you'll learn to read like a writer. Then, more than 500 innovative exercises challenge you to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Olmstead, Robert
Elements of The Writing Craft : More Than 150 Lessons for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers
Cincinnati : F+W Media,c2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Olmstead
ISBN: 9781599635002 1599635003
OCLC Number: 767502109
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (368 p.)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; PART I: STORYTELLING; PART II: CHARACTER; PART III: SETTING; PART IV: TIME; PART V: POINT OF VIEW; PART VI: VOICE AND LANGUAGE

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Great narratives are built piece by piece, through myriad small tasks and careful moves. In this landmark book, Robert Olmstead shows how distinguished writers past and present have built their fiction and nonfiction. Through this writer's-eye analysis of more than 150 of literature's most finely crafted passages, you'll learn to read like a writer. Then, more than 500 innovative exercises challenge you to experiment with - and expand upon - the techniques of the masters, so you can use them for great narratives of your own.

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