Writing Fiction Step By Step Gives You Than 200 Exercises That Will Sharpen Your Writing Skills While Helping You Develop Complete Short Stories, Even Novels In This Sequel To His Very Popular Fiction Writer S Workshop, Whiting Award Winning Author Josip Novakovich Shows You That Writing Fiction Is About Making Connections Between Character And Plot, Setting And Conflict, Memory And Imagination You Ll Make These Connections By Linking The Exercises A Character Invented In Chapter Two Can Appear In A Scene Outlined In Chapter Eight And Can Speak In A Voice Developed In Chapter Ten.Embark On A Unique Writing Journey And Learn Step By Step How To Craft Fiction That Captivates Readers. , . 3.5 5, 4 , , , , . This really isn t a book to be read, it s a book to be studied with plenty of exercises to be worked If you do work all the exercises you will have enough material for a first novel by the time you finish studying this book This has to
I wish I had time to complete the exercises to write the stories to respect the work that this author has put into this fine book Next time. This was the writing text for a fiction class I took in college This book has great explanations of the many different things a writer should know about i.e metaphor, plot, character, so on and so on The big problem with this book is that it just isn t quite as good at getting the writer excited to write It gives them the tools, but makes th
I m always suspicious of books that teach you how to write fiction, but I think it is worthwhile to have your attention drawn to the elements of fiction to learn to pay attention to your use of place, imagery, the way you built characters etc
This and its companion Fiction Writer s Workshop basically contain a lifetime worth of exercises and inspiration On par with Gardner s The Art of Fiction, these two books could be the foundation textbooks for a series of creative writing courses beginner to intermediate to advanced. excellent I like how the book organzines itself into helpful excersise but I really couldnt get into it I flipped through some pages hoping that I could read it like a normal book but it couldnt. A very useful collection of exercises for fiction writers.
- 288 pages
- Writing Fiction Step by Step
- Josip Novakovich
- 17 December 2018 Josip Novakovich