&break;&break;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.
&break;&break;With precise instruction and examples from classic and best-selling works, this authoritative guide helps you master the ten essential fiction-writing elements: inspiration; character; point of view; structure and plot; theme; dialogue; description; scenes, summary, and flashback; voice and style; and revision.
&break;&break;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.
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About the Author
Peter Selgin is a literature and composition professor at Montclair State University and an MFA instructor at Western Connecticut State University. He served as a Gotham Writers' Workshop instructor from 2002?2005. He currently serves on editorial boards of Bellevue Literary Review, Global City Press, and Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature. Peter has a novel and a short story collection under consideration with Persea Books. He is also the author of the revision chapter in 2003 compilation Writing Fiction: The Practical Guide From New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School.