Creating fiction: instruction and insights from teachers of the Associated Writing Programs
Readers learn how to revise and edit from Jane Smiley. They find ways to evoke time and place from Richard Russo. Charles Johnson offers a passionate discussion of the writer's apprenticeship. Lan Samantha Chang presents strategies for structuring stories; Charles Baxter explores tone and emphasis. W.D. Wetherell shows how to develop minor characters.
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This is one of my favorite writing books. It's a collection of essays by contemporary writers, most of whom also teach writing workshops. Instead of being a strict "how to" book, it presents several in-depth perspectives on the craft of fiction writing. Read full review
Our Duty as Storytellers
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