Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Fiction and Poetry / Edition 1

Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Fiction and Poetry / Edition 1

by Jeff Knorr, Tim Schell, Tim Schell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130260118

ISBN-13: 9780130260116

Pub. Date: 07/06/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This creative writing text will serve as a guide to steer through sometimes rough and unsure waters until the writer is safely moored against the tide.

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This creative writing text will serve as a guide to steer through sometimes rough and unsure waters until the writer is safely moored against the tide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130260116
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/06/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

I. POETRY.

1. Getting Started.
2. Imagery.
3. Lines & Stanzas.
4. Sound and the Poem.
5. Rhyme & Meter, the Music of Poems.
6. Voice and How We Create It in Poems.
7. Point of View in Poems.
8. Fixed Forms: Creating Our Poetic World.
9. Putting It All Together: The Whole Poem.
10. Revision.
11. The Poetry Workshop.
12. Workshopping a Free Verse Poem.
13. Workshopping a Fixed Form Poem.

II. FICTION.

1. Surrounded by Stories: Where our Stories Come From.
2. Point of View.
3. Plot.
4. Character.
5. Setting.
6. Dialogue.
7. Style, Tone, and Voice.
8. Credible Surprise on the Path to Resonance.
9. Theme.
10. Revision.
11. Participating in the Workshop.
12. Workshopping a Story in the First Person.
13. Workshopping a Story in the Third Person.
Glossary
Contributor's Biographies
Index

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