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They find ways to evoke time and place from Richard Russo. Charles Baxter explores tone and emphasis. From inside the book. Lists with This Book.

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Beginners should definitely grab a copy and read it for insight and inspiration. Dec 16, Michele rated it it was amazing. It’s chock-full of great essays: Only one or two essays were uninteresting and too boring to be helpful.


It’s a very accessible and hands-on book.

I keep going back to it over and over again. This collection of essays on creative writing, compiled and edited by Julie Checkoway, doesn’t disappoint.

It was interesting nonetheless, but his success and the tactics he advocated seem unlikely to work for the likes of me. I picked this up for a measly dollar and lo, it turns out to be one of the best writing books of its kind and I’ve read my share.

Aug 16, Andy Hickmott rated it it was amazing Shelves: I honestly couldn’t recommend this. What to Do About Difficult Characters. The Rules of M A collection of essays on why and how certain writing devices work, along with at least one prompt for the subject of each essay.

Especially nice to see how different authors approach the teaching of the craft in one book. Lan Samantha Chang presents strategies for structuring stories. Trivia About Creating Fiction Very specific, detailed, editef with good examples and useful exercises.

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Mar 26, Chicklit rated it really liked it Shelves: This book was assigned for the first-ever creative writing class I took, and it’s now pretty creeating dog-eared and worn. Sandeep rated it liked it Feb 08, Should you begin far back in a character’s past and move forward, or should you begin in the present and make use of flashbacks only where necessary?

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