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A syllable of water : twenty writers of faith reflect on their art

Author: Emilie Griffin
Publisher: Brewster, Mass. : Paraclete Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty of today's leading writers of faith--Doris Betts, Harold Fickett, Richard Foster, Erin McGraw, Eugene Peterson, Luci Shaw, Philip Yancey, and others--reflect on all aspects of the writing vocation. Topics include: How to begin, the editor-writer conversation, key differences between genres, motivation and w̥riter's block, ̲the ways writers spend time when they are not writing, and more. Both writers and  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emilie Griffin
ISBN: 9781557255662 1557255660
OCLC Number: 213839278
Description: x, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Word made flesh / Robert Siegel --
Gushers and bleeders : on getting started / Harold Fickett --
Within infinite purposes : on writing and place / John Leax --
The writer's notebook : on journal keeping / Luci Shaw --
Realms of gold and Stout Cortez : on why writers ought to read widely and well / Dain Trafton --
Getting it right : on research / Rudy Nelson --
A twitch upon the thread : on writing as an act of faith / Emilie Griffin --
Entering into the dark and essential places that writing demands : on writer's block / Keith Miller --
Deeper subjects : on writing creative nonfiction / James Calvin Schaap --
The novel taking form : on building fiction / Doris Betts --
Being smarter than we are : on the short story / Erin McGraw --
Narrating our lives : on memoir / Virginia Stem Owens --
Steep and exhilarating mountains of playwriting : on drama / Jeanne Murray Walker --
A troubled and troubling mirror : on poetry / Scott Cairns --
The literature of fact : on the writer as journalist / Philip Yancey --
Made visible and plain : on spiritual writing / Richard J. Foster --
Babylon, Babel, babble : on translation (Part I) / William Griffin --
Babylon, Babel, babble : on translation (Part II) / Eugene H. Peterson --
After the fire of writing : on revision / Diane Glancy --
Offstage : on the writer and the editor / John Wilson.
Responsibility: Emilie Griffin, editor.
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