Reading a Writer's Mind Exploring Short Fiction - First Thought to Finished Story

Reading a Writer's Mind
Auteur: Linda Acaster
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781484179734
  • april 2013
  • 200 pagina's
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…great coaching advice… …a must for all creative writers…

From initial idea, through the story itself, to a commentary explaining the decisions made during the creative process, Reading A Writer’s Mind sets out the detailed thinking behind the writing of ten stories across a range of genres:

* Lyrical narrative v terse dialogue; using tone as a descriptive tool (Mainstream)
* Characterisation through deed and thought (Horror)
* A calendar structure using the Tell technique (Women’s Fiction)
* The importance of pacing, and of duping the reader (Twist in the Tail)
* The use of alliteration, rhythm and subliminal detailing (Romance)
* Using the Show technique to elicit an emotional response (Drama)
* Building fiction using an unsympathetic narrator (Crime)
* Working with parallel storylines via past and present tense (SF)
* Conjuring the weird from the everyday (Fantasy)
* Writing for performance and sound effects (Historical)
* Editing: ten common problems explored

Linda Acaster is the author of 70+ published short stories, five novels, and a host of articles on the techniques of writing fiction. A past tutor for a UK distance learning college and a reader for a leading London literary consultancy, her instructional articles on the techniques of creating fiction have appeared in writers’ journals in the UK and USA. Exploring Short Fiction – First Thought To Finished Story is the first in the Reading a Writer’s Mind series.

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2013-01-01
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200 pagina's
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231 g
Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
2013-04-29
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133 mm
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12 mm
Verpakking lengte
203 mm

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