Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story

September 1, 2015|
Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story by Ursula  K. Le Guin
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A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a writer''s craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the art

Completely revised and rewritten to address the challenges and opportunities of the modern era, this handbook is a short, deceptively simple guide to the craft of writing. Le Guin lays out ten chapters that address the most fundamental components of narrative, from the sound of language to sentence construction to point of view. Each chapter combines illustrative examples from the global canon with Le Guin''s own witty commentary and an exercise that the writer can do solo or in a group. She also offers a comprehensive guide to working in writing groups, both actual and online.

Masterly and concise, Steering the Craft deserves a place on every writer''s shelf.
Ursula K. Le Guin was born in Berkeley, California, in 1929. Over the course of her career she has published more than sixty books of fiction, fantasy, science fiction, children''s literature, poetry, drama, criticism, and translation, and is the multiple winner of the highest awards in several fields. Among her honors are a National B...
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Title:Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.45 in
Published:September 1, 2015
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780544611610

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