The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creative Writing

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Penguin, 2004 - 358 strán (strany)
A creative writing class in a book-REVISED.

Major revisions take this popular Complete Idiot's Guide to a new level- offering readers a better way to unlock their creativity from the first page. Exercises help them explore their talents and experiment with different genres and forms of writing, including short stories, narrative fiction, memoirs, magazine articles, poetry, drama, blogging, and freewriting.

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Contents
xxi
Write Away 3
xxiv
Music from the Heart
13
The Power of the Pen
25
Motivation Muse and Model
35
listing webbing freewriting picturing a scene and experi
45
Release Your Imagination Through Journaling
49
Once Upon a Time Writing Short Stories
63
Nonfiction
161
Writing Memoirs
175
Writing Magazine Articles
191
Poetry
203
Drama Scripts and Screenplays
219
California Dreamin
231
Living the Writers Life
259
Contests and Grants
275

Writing Narratives
77
Whats the Problem? Plotting Your Story
89
Creating Conflict
105
What a Character
115
of View
127
Setting Theme and Titles
139
Meet the Fiction Family
151
The Importance of Editing
289
Creative Ways to Publish Creative Writing
301
Writers Block or Just Shoot Me Now
309
Learn How Publishing Works So You
321
Appendix
335
Index
345
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Dr. Laurie E. Rozakis has published dozens of books, including Shaum's Quick Guide to Writing Research Papers, Study Skills for the Utterly Confused, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Style. She is a full professor of English and humanities at State University of New York at Farmingdale, and has taught English and research skills for more than 15 years.

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