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Elements of Fiction Writing - Beginnings, Middles & Ends (Electronic book text, 2nd ed.)
Elements of Fiction Writing - Beginnings, Middles & Ends (Electronic book text, 2nd ed.): Nancy Kress

Elements of Fiction Writing - Beginnings, Middles & Ends (Electronic book text, 2nd ed.)

Nancy Kress

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Get Your Readers' Attention -- And Keep It -- From the First World to the Final Page

Translating that initial flash of inspiration into a complete story requires careful crafting. So how do you keep your story from beginning slowly, floundering midway, and trailing off at the end? Nancy Kress shows you effective solutions for potential problems at each stage of your story essential lessons for strong start-to-finish storytelling.

Hook readers, agents, and editors in the first three paragraphs. Make and keep your story s implicit promise to the reader. Build drama and credibility by controlling your prose. Consider the price a writer pays for flashbacks. Reveal character effectively throughout your story.

Get the tools you need to get your story off to an engaging start, keep the middle tight and compelling, and make your conclusion high impact. You ll also find dozens of exercises to help strengthen your short story or novel. Let this resource be your guide to successful stories--from the first word to the last.

General

Imprint: Writer's Digest Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2011
Authors: Nancy Kress
Format: Electronic book text - Windows
Pages: 176
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN-13: 978-1-59963-223-0
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literary & linguistic reference works
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LSN: 1-59963-223-3
Barcode: 9781599632230

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