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Writing Short Stories

Author : Ailsa Cox
ISBN : 9781317354826
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This new edition of Writing Short Stories has been updated throughout to include new and revised exercises, up-to-date coverage of emerging technologies and a new glossary of key terms and techniques. Ailsa Cox, a published short-story writer, guides the reader through the key aspects of the craft, provides a variety of case studies and examples of how others have approached the genre and sets a series of engaging exercises to help hone your skills. This inspiring book is the ideal guide for those new to the genre or for anyone wanting to improve their technique.

Writing Short Stories

Author : Courttia Newland
ISBN : 9781474257299
Genre : Reference
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Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing short fiction successfully. PART 1 explores the nature and history of the form, personal reflections by the editors, and help getting started with ideas, planning and research. PART 2 includes tips by leading short story writers, including: Alison Moore, Jane Rogers, Edith Pearlman, David Vann, Anthony Doerr, Vanessa Gebbie, Alexander MacLeod, Adam Thorpe and Elspeth Sandys. PART 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and exploring your characters to beating writers' block, rewriting and publishing your stories.

On Writing Short Stories

Author : Tom Bailey
ISBN : 0195395654
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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On Writing Short Stories, Second Edition, explores the art and craft of writing short fiction by bringing together nine original essays by professional writers and thirty-three examples of short fiction. The first section features original essays by well-known authors--including Francine Prose, Joyce Carol Oates, and Andre Dubus--that guide students through the process of writing. Focusing on the characteristics and craft of the short story and its writer, these essays take students from the workshopping process all the way through to the experience of working with agents and publishers. The second part of the text is an anthology of stories--many referred to in the essays--that give students dynamic examples of technique brought to life.

Writing Selling Short Stories Personal Essays

Author : Windy Harris
ISBN : 9781440350894
Genre : Reference
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Write It Short, Sell It Now Short stories and personal essays have never been hotter--or more crucial for a successful writing career. Earning bylines in magazines and literary journals is a terrific way to get noticed and earn future opportunities in both short- and long-form writing. Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays capitalizes on the popularity of these genres by instructing on the two key steps to publishing short works: crafting excellent pieces and successfully submitting them. You'll learn how to: Develop different craft elements--including point of view, character, dialogue, scene writing, and more--specifically for short stories and essays. Recognize the qualities of excellent short works, using examples from recently published stories and essays in major journals. Understand the business of writing short, from categorizing your work and meeting submission guidelines to networking and submitting to writing contests. Master the five-step process for submitting and selling like a pro. Featuring advice and examples from a multitude of published authors, Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays is a must-have for any writer's bookshelf.

Creating Short Fiction

Author : Damon Knight
ISBN : 0312150946
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Explains effective use of structure and pacing, and offers advice for creating realistic dialogue, plot, and characters

Writers On Writing

Author : Maurice Angus Lee
ISBN : 0313315922
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Short story writers reflect on the craft, on their own works, and on challenges and trends in short story writing.

Let S Write A Short Story

Author : Joe Bunting
ISBN : 0988449706
Genre : Short story
File Size : 65. 12 MB
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Writing Short Stories

Author : William H. Phillips
ISBN : 0815629443
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Drawing on years of classroom experience, the author provides guidance for several types of writers: beginners, writers with works in progress, those seeking other writers for critiques, and students in introductory and intermediate writing courses. A special section features three original stories by former students of the author. How does one translate experience into fiction? This work includes specific and practical guidance on the art, craft, and business of writing short stories. It offers advice on exploring sources, galvanizing the imagination, studying stories, and then writing them.

Writing In General And The Short Story In Particular

Author : L. Rust Hills
ISBN : 9780547526300
Genre : Reference
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Wise advice on plot, character, and style from a legendary Esquire editor: “Every aspiring fiction writer ought to read this.” —Writer’s Digest Over the course of his long and colorful career as fiction editor for Esquire magazine, L. Rust Hills championed the early work of literary luminaries such as Norman Mailer, John Cheever, Don DeLillo, Raymond Carver, and E. Annie Proulx. His skill at identifying talent and understanding story made him a legend within the industry as an unparalleled editor of short fiction. Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular is a master class in writing—especially short story writing—from the master himself. Drawing on a lifetime of experience and success, this practical guide explains essential techniques of writing fiction—from developing character to crafting plots to effectively employing literary techniques. Clear and concise enough for any beginner but wise and powerful enough for any pro, Writing in General is a classic to be savored by both aspiring and seasoned writers.

How To Write Short Stories With Samples

Author : Ring Lardner
ISBN : 9781473394094
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Ring Lardner has been one of America's most popular short story writers for nearly a century and here is his guide for any budding writers. This classic work was originally published in 1924 and is now being republished here with a brand new introductory biography of the author.

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