Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft

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Longman, Jan 4, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 394 pages
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Janet Burroway's bestselling Imaginative Writng:#xA0; The Elements of Craftexplores the craft of creative writing in four genres:#xA0; Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Creative Nonfiction.#xA0; A trade author as well as a professor of creative writing, Burroway brings her years of teaching and writing to this book.#xA0; "Try-This" exercises appear throughout each chapter. Provocative and fun, these exercises help#xA0;writers develop the specific writing skills discussed within the text.#xA0; #x1C;Working toward a draft#x1D; exercises encourage#xA0;writers to develop their ideas into complete drafts.#xA0; In response to reviewer requests, the preface #x1C;Invitation to the Writer#x1D; has been expanded into a full chapter. This new chapter introduces writers to important skills such as reading like a writer, journaling, and participating in the writer#x19;s workshop.#xA0; This book offers lots of ideas and encouragement at a great price! #xA0; #xA0;

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User Review  - Cathrine Bonham - Goodreads

Collage test book from Creative writing 101. This book covers all kinds of Creative writing, including: Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama (Play script). great over view of the basics. Good for some one who knows they want to write but maybe hasn't quite found their format yet. Read full review

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required text in my "Craft of Writing" class at UC Berkely Ext. Read full review

Contents

Journal Excerpts
7
The Elements of Craft
13
READINGS 25
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JANET BURROWAY is the author of seven novels and two texts on creative writing. Her Writing Fiction, now in its seventh edition, is the most widely used creative writing text in the United States. She divides her time among Tallahassee, London, and Wisconsin.