Creative Writer's Handbook

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Prentice Hall, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 410 pages
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This handbook is the perfect reference for beginning creative writers. It offers abundant illustrations, exercises, and useful techniques in all genres. While emphasizing problem-solving and the mastery of literary conventions, this handbook also takes the apprentice writer on a journey from inspiration to revision. Explores the work of AclassicA modern as well as active contemporary writers through examples of effective stories, essays, poems and plays. An extensive look at fundamental creative writing issues includes attitudes, habits, journal-keeping, point of view, language, invention and research, and more. Appropriate for apprentice creative writers.

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Contents

Keeping a Journal
11
Point of View
31
Language Is Tour Medium
53
Copyright

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PHILIP K. JASON is Professor Emeritus of English, United States Naval Academy and Director of the Naples Center Writing Program at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is the author of numerous books, including the Encyclopedia of American War Literature (2001).

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