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Writing 21st century fiction : high-impact techniques for exceptional storytelling

Author: Donald Maass
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH : Writer's Digest Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Strong combination of examples, techniques, and exercises. Practical tools in each chapter allow novelists to apply these methods immediately to create fiction that transcends genre, creates realities unique to its authors, conjures characters who feel more "real" than real people, and shows readers the world around them in new ways.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Maass, Donald.
Writing 21st century fiction.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writers Digest Books, 2012
(OCoLC)814391558
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Maass
ISBN: 9781599634005 1599634007
OCLC Number: 774491575
Description: 217 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 21st century fiction --
The death of genre --
The inner journey --
The outer journey --
Standout characters --
The three levels of story --
Beautifully written --
The 21st century novelist --
The elements of awe.
Other Titles: Writing twenty-first century fiction
Responsibility: Donald Maass.

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