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By cunning & craft : sound advice and practical wisdom for fiction writers

Author: Peter Selgin
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Writing successful fiction is a balance between trusting one?s own instincts and making the right conscious choices. In by Cunning & Craft, award-winning novelist and short-story writer Peter Selgin shows you how to combine the instinctive process of creation with sound technical ingenuity. With precise instruction and examples from classic and best-selling works, this authoritative guide helps you master all the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Selgin
ISBN: 9781582974910 1582974918 158297490X 9781582974903
OCLC Number: 73994125
Description: 261 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction : the case for cunning & craft --
1. People --
2. Point of view --
3. Structure and plot --
4. Dialogue --
5. Description --
6. Scene, summary, and flashback --
7. Voice and style --
8. Theme --
9. Revision --
10. Inspiration, perspiration, publication.
Other Titles: By cunning and craft
Responsibility: Peter Selgin.
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"Writing successful fiction is a balance between trusting one?s own instincts and making the right conscious choices. In by Cunning & Craft, award-winning novelist and short-story writer Peter Selgin shows you how to combine the instinctive process of creation with sound technical ingenuity. With precise instruction and examples from classic and best-selling works, this authoritative guide helps you master all the essential fiction-wiring [sic] elements. Whether you?re facing the blank pages of a first draft or trying to revise a completed manuscript, By Cunning & Craft provides you with the guidance you need to outfox common writing pitfalls and make sure your work isn?t wanting in wit?or perfection"--from amazon.com.

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