Category «Writing»

How to Write: Advice and Reflections

By Richard Rhodes

Uniquely fusing useful suggestion on writing together with his personal insights into the craft, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Rhodes constructs attractive prose in regards to the concerns would-be writers are such a lot afraid to articulate: How do I dare write? the place do I start? What do I do with this tale i need to inform that fills and breaks my center? wealthy with own vignettes approximately Rhode's resources of notion, How to Write is usually a memoir of 1 of the main unique and celebrated writers of our day.

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Writing Screenplays That Sell: The Complete Guide to Turning Story Concepts into Movie and Television Deals (New Twentieth Anniversary Edition)

By Michael Hauge

For greater than 20 years, Writing Screenplays That promote has been hailed because the so much entire advisor on hand at the artwork, craft, and enterprise of writing for video clips and tv. Now totally revised and up to date to mirror the most recent traits and scripts, Hollywood tale professional and script advisor Michael Hauge walks readers via each step of writing and promoting winning screenplays. in the event you learn just one publication at the screenwriter's craft, this has to be the only.

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La Escritura Terapéutica (Guías del escritor)

L. a. escritura terapéutica está dirigido a los que quieran vivir a fondo los poderes liberadores, analgésicos y reconstituyentes de los angeles escritura: a psicólogos, tera­peutas, coordinadores de talleres de escritura, profesores y a escritores tanto principiantes como expe­rimentados. Este libro te alienta a escribir para ti mismo o para los demás. Se divide dos partes conectadas íntimamente entre sí: el diván y los angeles pluma («Escribir para vivir mejor»); y los procesos del escritor («Escribir para los angeles creación lite­raria»). Incluye un anexo sobre lectoterapia y cineterapia. Tienes en tus manos un instrumento de reflexión y forty ejercicios prácticos, eficaces y comprobados.

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Algernon, Charlie, and I: A Writer's Journey

By Daniel Keyes

In flora for Algernon, Daniel Keyes created an not likely duo-a laboratory mouse and a man-who captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide. Now, in Algernon, Charlie, and that i, Keyes finds his equipment of constructing fiction in addition to the heartbreaks and joys of being released. With admirable perception he stocks with readers, writers, academics, and scholars the artistic existence at the back of his vintage novel, integrated the following in its unique short-story shape.
All those that love tales, storytelling, and the outstanding characters of Charlie and Algernon will savour accompanying their author in this inspirational voyage of discovery.

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The Liar's Companion: A Field Guide for Fiction Writers

By Lawrence Block

A must-have choice of essays at the artwork and craft of fiction from secret Writers of the USA Grand grasp Lawrence Block

For ten years, New York occasions bestselling crime novelist Lawrence Block drew at the hard-won knowledge he received developing over 100 books to put in writing a per month column for Writer’s Digest. accumulated the following for the 1st time are writings that remove darkness from the methods of the authorial alternate, from making a clean tale and offering a strong finishing, to adapting books for the display and finding out whilst to make the swap to fulltime writer.

Filled with wit and perception, The Liar’s Companion is a must-read for specialists, amateurs, and someone drawn to studying to craft nice fiction from one of many field’s glossy masters.

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The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction: The Art of Being Ill (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)

By Miriam Bailin

During this exploration of the importance of affliction within the Victorian literary mind's eye Miriam Bailin maps the cultural implications and narrative results of the sickroom as a massive symbolic house in nineteenth-century lifestyles and literature. Dr Bailin attracts on non-fictional debts of sickness by way of Julia Stephen, Harriet Martineau and others to light up the presentation of ailment and ministration, sufferer and nurse, within the fiction of Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot. She argues that the sickroom capabilities as an imagined retreat from conflicts in Victorian society, and that fictional representations of sickness serve to unravel either social clash and aesthetic stress. Her focus at the sickroom scene as a compositional reaction to insistent formal in addition to social difficulties yields clean readings of canonical works and techniques to the constituent components of Victorian realist narrative.

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Alive in the Writing: Crafting Ethnography in the Company of Chekhov

By Kirin Narayan

Anton Chekhov is respected as a boldly leading edge playwright and brief tale writer—but he wrote greater than simply performs and tales. In Alive within the Writing—an exciting hybrid of writing consultant, biography, and literary analysis—anthropologist and novelist Kirin Narayan introduces readers to a few different aspects of Chekhov: his pithy, witty observations at the writing procedure, his existence as a author via debts by means of his buddies, relations, and fans, and his enterprise into nonfiction via his book Sakhalin Island. by means of heavily getting to the folk who lived less than the appalling stipulations of the Russian penal colony on Sakhalin, Chekhov confirmed how empirical information mixed with a literary aptitude can convey readers nose to nose with far-off, diversified lives, enlarging a feeling of human responsibility.

Highlighting this stability of the empirical and the literary, Narayan calls on Chekhov to convey new power to the writing of ethnography and artistic nonfiction alike. Weaving jointly choices from writing through and approximately him with examples from different gifted ethnographers and memoirists, she deals useful workouts and recommendation on issues equivalent to tale, thought, position, individual, voice, and self. a brand new and vigorous exploration of ethnography, Alive within the Writing shows how the genre’s attentive, sustained reference to the lives of others can develop into a strong instrument for any writer.

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Shut Up! He Explained: A Writer's Guide to the Uses and Misuses of Dialogue

By William Noble

Discussion needs to give a contribution to the telling of the tale stated Victorian-era novelist Anthony Trollope a couple of hundred years in the past and his phrases were a yardstick for writers ever on account that. a newer novelist, Stephen King, wrote, "When discussion is correct, we all know. whilst it really is incorrect we additionally know-it jags at the ear like a badly tuned musical instrument." In "Shut Up!" He defined (the identify comes from a hoop Lardner poke on the approach a few humans overwrite), William Noble indicates you the way to write down discussion that sounds correct and contributes. Fiction or Nonfiction With liberal use of anecdotes and examples, Noble develops six "Master Keys to Dialogue," each one of that is the most important for the fiction or nonfiction author to appreciate and use. you will the right way to use discussion to: • create pressure • improve your characters • determine environment • movement the plot • create flashbacks and transitions you will additionally study whilst to exploit narrative rather than discussion; how one can write in dialect; and the way to accommodate inside monologue (your character's thoughts). And extra! an immense part of "Shut Up!" He defined covers the misuse of discussion from the criminal perspective, exploring libel and right-to-privacy. Get a replica of "Shut Up! He defined" an make your writing scintillate with alluring discussion. "This is the simplest ebook that i may locate at the use of conversation whilst writing fiction." -Amazon.com assessment

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How to Write Erotic Fiction and Sex Scenes

By Ashley Lister

No matter if you are writing a steamy erotic novel, or a romantic novel and wish to take the reader past the bed room door, writing a powerful intercourse scene could be some of the most tricky demanding situations for any fiction author. the way to Write Erotic Fiction and intercourse Scenes is a pragmatic advisor to assist each author upward push to this problem.

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