Fiction Writer’s Workshop

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F+W Media, Feb 15, 1995 - Reference - 256 pages
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Josip Novakovich teaches fiction with the authority of a successful writer, the flair of a favorite professor and the excitement of a life-long student.

This interactive workshop helps students write fiction, not just read about it. Explore each aspect of the art of fiction through:
-- sources of fiction
-- setting character and plot
-- point of view and voice
-- scene and dialogue
-- beginnings and endings
-- description and word choice

All chapters close with a series of writing exercises to help readers put the elements into action. This learn-by-doing guide will help students write, improve and expand their fiction.

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User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

This is a great book with over 100 specific exercises. Novakovich's voice is unpretentious and witty. So the reader hardly notices the instruction while reading with ease and enjoyment. Read full review

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User Review  - wktarin - LibraryThing

Basic info, with some good insights. Read full review



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About the author (1995)

Josip Novakovich's stories have appeared in many publications, including The Paris Review, TriQuarterly, and Ploughshares. He teaches at Pennsylvania State University and lives near State College, Pennsylvania.

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