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Writing fiction : a guide to narrative craft

Author: Janet Burroway; Elizabeth Stuckey-French; Ned Stuckey-French
Publisher: Boston : Longman, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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'Writing Fiction' explores the elements of fiction, providing practical writing techniques & examples. Written in a tone that is personal & non-prescriptive, this book encourages students to develop proficiency through each step of the writing process. It also integrates diverse, contemporary short stories in every chapter.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Burroway; Elizabeth Stuckey-French; Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 9780205750344 0205750346 9780205792306 0205792308
OCLC Number: 429634788
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Whatever works: the writing process --
Seeing is believing: showing and telling --
Building character: characterization, part 1 --
The flesh made word: characterization, part 2 --
Far, far away: fictional place --
Long ago: fictional time --
The tower and the net: story form, plot, and structure --
Call me Ishmael: point of view --
Play it again, Sam: revision --
Appendix: kinds of fiction.
Responsibility: Janet Burroway with Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French.
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'Writing Fiction' explores the elements of fiction, providing practical writing techniques & examples. Written in a tone that is personal & non-prescriptive, this book encourages students to develop proficiency through each step of the writing process. It also integrates diverse, contemporary short stories in every chapter.

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