The Truth about Fiction / Edition 1

The Truth about Fiction / Edition 1

by Steven Schoen
     
 

This book presents readers and creative writing enthusiasts with comprehensive coverage of the elements of fiction and real-world writing techniques that help build skills—such as sensory detailing, character construction, and cause and effect plotting. Plenty of practical advice completes this treatment of the fiction genre. Chapter topics

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This book presents readers and creative writing enthusiasts with comprehensive coverage of the elements of fiction and real-world writing techniques that help build skills—such as sensory detailing, character construction, and cause and effect plotting. Plenty of practical advice completes this treatment of the fiction genre. Chapter topics include character, plot, story structure, dialogue, point of view, style, and details. For writers pursuing a hobby or a dream—or just dabbling, this insightful guide will teach them how do it and “say” it better.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130257710
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
12/16/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
121
Sales rank:
332,266
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Lying 101.

2. Details.

3. Character.

4. Plot.

5. Story Structure.

6. Dialogue.

7. Point of View.

8. Style.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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