Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft


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The most widely used and respected text in its field, Writing Fiction, 7e guides the novice story writer from first inspiration to final revision. A bestseller through six editions, Writing Fiction by novelists Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French explores the elements of fiction, providing practical writing techniques and concrete examples. Written in a tone that is personal and non-prescriptive, the text encourages students to develop proficiency through each step of the writing process, offering an abundance of ...

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Frank P

Oct 24, 2013

All You Need

Good useful information with excellent samples and examples. This book is all you need for writing the short story format.

Bedford B

Jan 21, 2011

Superb primer

Burroway has assembled a comprehensive, incisive, and inspired analysis of the craft of fiction with wonderfully illustrative examples.


Oct 14, 2010

A Classic

A classic and one of the very best of the writing books. A great learning experience for anyone interested in serious writing.


Aug 14, 2008

excellent approach

This is highly recommended for serious students of writing. R. Frost, M.A,


Jan 31, 2008

Excellent text on writing

to both seasoned writers and those who are just learning. Full of
examples. Used as a textbook at some universities. Very affordable used.

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