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Technique of Fiction Writing By Robert Saunders Dowst
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What Does it Take to Write Really Good Fiction? Many books have been written on fiction technique, and the chief excuse for the present addition to the number is the complexity of the subject. Its... More > range is so wide, it calls for so many and so different capacities in one attempting to discuss it, that a new work has more than a chance to meet at least two or three deficiencies in all other treatments. I believe that the chief deficiency in most works on fiction technique is that the author unconsciously has slipped from the viewpoint of a writer of a story to that of a reader. Now a reader without intention to try his own hand at the game is not playing fair in studying technique, and a book on technique has no business to entertain him. Accordingly, I have striven to keep to the viewpoint of one who seeks to learn how to write stories, and have made no attempt to analyze the work of masters of fiction for the sake of the analysis alone.< Less
Fiction Writing Technique By Robert Saunders Dowst
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Many books have been written on fiction technique, and the chief excuse for the present addition to the number is the complexity of the subject. Its range is so wide, it calls for so many and so... More > different capacities in one attempting to discuss it, that a new work has more than a chance to meet at least two or three deficiencies in all other treatments. I believe that the chief deficiency in most works on fiction technique is that the author unconsciously has slipped from the viewpoint of a writer of a story to that of a reader. Now a reader without intention to try his own hand at the game is not playing fair in studying technique, and a book on technique has no business to entertain him. Accordingly, I have striven to keep to the viewpoint of one who seeks to learn how to write stories, and have made no attempt to analyze the work of masters of fiction for the sake of the analysis alone... Get Your Copy Today!< Less
The Technique of Fiction Writing (Illustrated) By Robert Saunders Dowst
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The first part of this book takes up the problems of technique in the order in which they present themselves to the writer. Beginning with matters of conception, the discussion passes to matters of... More > construction and development, and finally to matters of execution, or rather the writing of a story considered as a bare chain of events. Then the matters of description, dialogue, the portrayal of character, and the precipitation of atmosphere are discussed, and lastly the short story and novel, as distinct forms, are taken up.< Less
Deep and Wide: Advanced Fiction Techniques By Susan May Warren
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The follow-up worktext to From the Inside-Out: discover, create and publish the novel in you, Deep and Wide utilizes Susan May Warren’s easy to apply explanations, exercises and intuitive... More > methods to teach you advanced fiction writing techniques that will turn any novel from boring to breathtaking.< Less
Deep and Wide: Advanced Fiction Techniques PDF By Susan May Warren
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The follow-up worktext to From the Inside-Out: discover, create and publish the novel in you, Deep and Wide utilizes Susan May Warren’s easy to apply explanations, exercises and intuitive... More > methods to teach you advanced fiction writing techniques that will turn any novel from boring to breathtaking.< Less
The Technique of the Novel By Charles F. Horne
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The Technique of the Novel: the Elements of the Art, their Evolution and Present Use by Charles F. Horne. CONTENTS: PART I: The Origin of the Novel: The Beginnings of Story Building, The Elements of... More > the Novel, The Egyptian Tales, The Greek Romances, The Mediaeval Conglomerates, The Modern Novel -- PART II: The Development of the Modern Novel: The Recent Study of Story Building, Plot, Movtive and Versimilitude, Character, Emotion, Background, Style, Conclusion -- Appendix -- Index. Reproduction of 1908 Edition.< Less
The Technique of the Novel By Charles F. Horne
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The Technique of the Novel: the Elements of the Art, their Evolution and Present Use by Charles F. Horne. CONTENTS: PART I: The Origin of the Novel: The Beginnings of Story Building, The Elements of... More > the Novel, The Egyptian Tales, The Greek Romances, The Mediaeval Conglomerates, The Modern Novel -- PART II: The Development of the Modern Novel: The Recent Study of Story Building, Plot, Movtive and Versimilitude, Character, Emotion, Background, Style, Conclusion -- Appendix -- Index. Reproduction of 1908 Edition.< Less
The Technique of the Novel By Charles F. Horne
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The Technique of the Novel: the Elements of the Art, their Evolution and Present Use by Charles F. Horne. CONTENTS: PART I: The Origin of the Novel: The Beginnings of Story Building, The Elements of... More > the Novel, The Egyptian Tales, The Greek Romances, The Mediaeval Conglomerates, The Modern Novel -- PART II: The Development of the Modern Novel: The Recent Study of Story Building, Plot, Movtive and Versimilitude, Character, Emotion, Background, Style, Conclusion -- Appendix -- Index. Reproduction of 1908 Edition.< Less
Fiction Techniques in the Short Stories and Novels of William Somerset Maugham By William F. Smith
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During his lifetime, Somerset Maugham became one of the most popular and successful authors in the English language. He is still read and remembered for works such as Of Human Bondage, The... More > Razor’s Edge, and his many outstanding short stories. William F. Smith explores, in detail, exactly how Somerset Maugham’s fiction was written. The value of this kind of study is immense. It gives readers a solid foundation, untainted by the social and political agendas found in contemporary English departments, on which to base their own understanding of both Maugham’s work and of the writing process in general.< Less
The Technique of the Mystery Story By Carolyn Wells
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Hardcover. In 1913 well-known mystery writer Carolyn Wells wrote the "bible" for budding mystery writers, and now you can enjoy the benefit of her wisdom. She wrote about the strategies of... More > plotting, characterization, atmosphere, etc. rather than marketing, so much of the information here is as relevant today as it was back in 1913. But what is really charming about the book is the way it will take you back to the days when Sherlock Holmes was a contemporary detective, and S.S. Van Dine's footnotes were still appreciated.< Less

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