Elements of The Writing Craft: More Than 150 Lessons for Fiction and Nonfiction Writers

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Writer's Digest Books, May 30, 2011 - Reference - 272 pages
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Great narratives are built piece by piece, through myriad small tasks and careful moves. In this landmark book, Robert Olmstead shows how distinguished writers past and present have built their fiction and nonfiction. Through this writer's-eye analysis of more than 150 of literature's most finely crafted passages, you'll learn to read like a writer. Then, more than 500 innovative exercises challenge you to experiment with - and expand upon - the techniques of the masters, so you can use them for great narratives of your own.
 

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Contents

Introduction
PART II
PART III
PART IV
PART V
PART VI
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