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Writers and their notebooks

Author: Diana Raab
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays by well-established professional writers explores how their notebooks serve as their studios and workshops--places to collect, to play, and to make new discoveries with language, passions, and curiosities. For these diverse writers, the journal also serves as an ideal forum to develop their writing voice, whether crafting fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Some entries include sample journal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writers and their notebooks.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)747306247
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Raab
ISBN: 9781570038655 1570038651 9781570038662 157003866X
OCLC Number: 326466290
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Anthologies) 2010
Description: xii, 203 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The journal as tool. Journaling-a stepping stone / James Brown --
The use of the journal in writing the private eye novel / Sue Grafton --
On meeting yourself / Robin Hemley --
Journal-the place of no limit / Kim Stafford --
Using my notebook / Ilan Stavans --
A life observed / Katherine Towler --
Blogging like a child-arsonist / Tony Trigilio --
The journal for survival. "Musements" and mental health / Zan Bockes --
Clearing the decks / Kathleen Gerard --
Le Misérable / Maureen Stanton --
Sea of blue ink / Kathryn Wilkens --
The journal for travel. From an audience of one to an audience of anyone / Wendy Call --
Writing in public places / Bonnie Morris --
Notes from an accidental journal keeper / Michael Steinberg --
The journal as muse. Holdalls / John DuFresne --
My own particular custom / Reginald Gibbons --
Thoughts on a writer's journal / Rebecca McClanahan --
From writer's notebook to poetic journal / Mark Pawlak --
The icebreaker / Lori Van Pelt --
The journal for life. Daily doodles / Dorianne Laux --
Forgetting to remember-why I keep a journal / Kyoko Mori --
Keeping up with the days / Peter Selgin --
Anne Frank Redux / Karen de Balbian Verster --
Journaling without the journal / Michelle Wildgen.
Responsibility: edited by Diana M. Raab.
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A collection of essays by professional writers that explores how their notebooks serve as their studios and workshops. It offers valuable advice, personal recollections, and a hardy endorsement of  Read more...

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