Writing Fiction Tenth Edition

Written By Janet Burroway
Writing Fiction  Tenth Edition
  • Publsiher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 01 April 2019
  • ISBN : 022661672X
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Writing Fiction Tenth Edition written by Janet Burroway which was release on 01 April 2019, this book published by University of Chicago Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: More than 250,000 copies sold! A creative writer’s shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway’s best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and for more than three decades it has helped hundreds of thousands of students learn the craft. Now in its tenth edition, Writing Fiction is more accessible than ever for writers of all levels—inside or outside the classroom. This new edition continues to provide advice that is practical, comprehensive, and flexible. Burroway’s tone is personal and nonprescriptive, welcoming learning writers into the community of practiced storytellers. Moving from freewriting to final revision, the book addresses “showing not telling,” characterization, dialogue, atmosphere, plot, imagery, and point of view. It includes new topics and writing prompts, and each chapter now ends with a list of recommended readings that exemplify the craft elements discussed, allowing for further study. And the examples and quotations throughout the book feature a wide and diverse range of today’s best and best-known creators of both novels and short stories. This book is a master class in creative writing that also calls on us to renew our love of storytelling and celebrate the skill of writing well. There is a very good chance that one of your favorite authors learned the craft with Writing Fiction. And who knows what future favorite will get her start reading this edition?

Writing Fiction Tenth Edition

Writing Fiction  Tenth Edition
  • Author : Janet Burroway,Elizabeth Stuckey-French,Ned Stuckey-French
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : More than 250,000 copies sold! A creative writer’s shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway’s best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and for more than three decades it has helped hundreds of ...

Writing Fiction For Dummies

Writing Fiction For Dummies
  • Author : Randy Ingermanson,Peter Economy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-11-05
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : A complete guide to writing and selling your novel So you want to write a novel? Great! That’s a worthy goal, no matter what your reason. But don’t settle for just writing a novel. Aim high. Write a novel that you intend to sell to a publisher. Writing ...

Writing Fiction

Writing Fiction
  • Author : Janet Burroway
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : 'Writing Fiction' guides the writer from first inspiration to final revision. Supported by an abundance exercises, this book explores and integrates the elements of fiction while offering practical techniques and concrete examples. A focus on the writing process in its entirety provides a comprehensive guide to writing fiction, approaching distinct ...

Writing Genre Fiction

Writing Genre Fiction
  • Author : H. Thomas Milhorn
  • Publisher : Universal-Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-03
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Several years ago, after many years of writing nonfiction, I decided to write a novel-a medical thriller in the mold of Robin Cook, Michael Crichton, and Michael Palmer. The problem was that, although I knew how to write and had received a number of awards for nonfiction works, I didn't ...

From Where You Dream

From Where You Dream
  • Author : Robert Olen Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Robert Olen Butler, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, teaches graduate fiction at Florida State University — his version of literary boot camp. In From Where You Dream, Butler reimagines the process of writing as emotional rather than intellectual, and tells writers how to achieve the dreamspace necessary for composing ...

Writing Fiction

Writing Fiction
  • Author : Blaine Hart
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-08-21
  • Total pages : 140
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Make Your Fiction Stories an Instant Hit! Writing fiction is a fun and easy way to put your creativity skills to the test. Many people love to read fiction and by writing it, you can boost your creativity muscles, entertain readers by telling a story and if your story is ...

Writing Fiction

Writing Fiction
  • Author : Amanda Boulter
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2007-04-27
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Exploring writing as a practice, Boulter draws from the work of writers and theorists to show how cultural and literary debates can help writers enhance their own fiction. Negotiating the creative-critical crossover, this is an approachable book that helps students develop practical writing skills and a critical awareness of creative ...

Writing Fiction and Poetry

Writing Fiction and Poetry
  • Author : Sally Sullivan
  • Publisher : Bitingduck Press LLC
  • Release Date : 1997-12-01
  • Total pages : 170
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : ""Our meddling intellect misshapes the beauteous forms of things; we murder to dissect,"" Wordsworth cautioned at the dawning of a new age of science and technology. It is a caution that, in addition to applying to the study of art and nature, might also apply to our investigation of the ...

British Women Writing Fiction

British Women Writing Fiction
  • Author : Abby H.P. Werlock
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Release Date : 2000-02-09
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : An informal, jargon-free introduction to the fiction of 16 contemporary writers either brought up or now living in England, from Muriel Spark to Jeanette Winterson. It seeks to present a balanced view of women's writing since the 1950s and 1960s, those who attracted critical attention during the 1970s and 1980s, and ...

Writing Fiction for Children

Writing Fiction for Children
  • Author : Judy K. Morris
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 169
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Whether you're nurturing your first idea for a children's book or have a published book or two under your belt, Judy K. Morris will delight you, guide and inspire you, challenge and encourage you, and improve your chances of reaching the ultimate goal of every children's book author: your reader ...

A Passion for Narrative

A Passion for Narrative
  • Author : Jack Hodgins
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart Limited
  • Release Date : 2001-01
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : This book is not intended to persuade you to take up writing novels or short stories – “It’s going to be a lot of work,” Jack Hodgins warns. Nor will it tell you how to market your stories. But it will take you through the problems facing any fiction writer ...

The Lie That Tells a Truth A Guide to Writing Fiction

The Lie That Tells a Truth  A Guide to Writing Fiction
  • Author : John Dufresne
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2004-08-17
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : "This is the most practical, hard-nosed, generous, direct, and useful guide to writing fiction." —Brad Watson Finally, a truly creative—and hilarious—guide to creative writing, full of encouragement and sound advice. Provocative and reassuring, nurturing and wise, The Lie That Tells a Truth is essential to writers in general, ...

Scottish Women s Gothic and Fantastic Writing Fiction since 1978

Scottish Women s Gothic and Fantastic Writing  Fiction since 1978
  • Author : Monica Germana
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-16
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Monica Germana considers four thematic areas of the supernatural - quests, dangerous women, doubles and ghosts - each explored in one of the four main chapters. Being the first critical work to bring together contemporary women's writing and the Scottish fantasy tradition, the volume pioneers in-depth investigation of some previously ...

Writing Fiction a Hands On Guide for Teens

Writing Fiction  a Hands On Guide for Teens
  • Author : Heather Wright
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2010-08-20
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : How do I begin my novel? How do I write convincing dialogue? Where can I get an idea for a story? How do I keep motivated? If youre a young writer, answers to these questions and more can be found in Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens. Written by ...

The Writing of Fiction

The Writing of Fiction
  • Author : Edith Wharton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1925
  • Total pages : 125
  • ISBN : 022661672X
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Summary : Discusses approaches to writing a short story or novel, and stresses the importance of character and situation...