Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft (Penguin Academics Series)

byJanet Burroway

Paperback | January 3, 2010

Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft (Penguin Academics Series) by Janet Burroway
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Janet Burroway's bestsellingImaginative Writng:  The Elements of Craftexplores the craft of creative writing in four genres:  Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Creative Nonfiction.  A trade author as well as a professor of creative writing, Burroway brings her years of teaching and writing to this book.  "Try-This" exercises appear throughout each chapter. Provocative and fun, these exercises help writers develop the specific writing skills discussed within the text.  “Working toward a draft exercises encourage writers to develop their ideas into complete drafts.  In response to reviewer requests, the preface “Invitation to the Writer has been expanded into a full chapter. This new chapter introduces writers to important skills such as reading like a writer, journaling, and participating in the writer's workshop.  This book offers lots of ideas and encouragement at a great price!



*** indicate selections new to this edition. CHAPTER 1 Invitation to thewriterYou . . .. . . and writing . . .. . . and reading. . .. . . and this book . . .. . . and your journal . . .JOURNAL EXCERPTSAyelet Waldeman***Billy Collins ***Cris Mazza ***Patricia Henley***  Philip Graham***  A word about your workshop . . . PART I The Eleme...
Title:Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft (Penguin Academics Series)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8.9 X 5.9 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.9 X 5.9 X 1.1 inPublished:January 3, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205750354

ISBN - 13:9780205750351

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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