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ISBN: 0321081919 / ISBN-13: 9780321081919

Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft

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  • Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft (Penguin Academics Series) (Longman Publishing Group) – Trade paperback (2002)
    by Janet Burroway

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

    Trade paperback, Longman Publishing Group
    2002
    English
    448 pages

    ISBN: 0321081919
    ISBN-13: 9780321081919

    Imaginative Writing is an introductory creative writing text covering the four genres-essay, fiction, poetry, and drama-written by best-selling author Janet Burroway. Unlike most texts, Imaginative Writing discusses craft before genre. Each of the first five chapters looks at a specific element of craft-Image, Voice, Character, Setting, and Story-from a perspective that crosses all genres. Chapter 6 explores development and revision and serves as a bridge between the craft and genre chapters. The last four chapters examine ... Show more

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Reviews of Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft

Overall customer rating: 4.667
H D A

Necessary for Serious Writers

by H D A on Oct 14, 2010

Dr. Burroway illustrates what is necessary for good writing. A must for serious writers.

SarahT

Awesome and Inspirational Book

by SarahT on Jun 11, 2010

This book was required for my Creative Writing English class back in the day, and let me tell you it's awesome! Comes with so many inspirational thoughts and ideas. Highly recommended! :)

Rainandshine21

Are you a writer?

by Rainandshine21 on Feb 21, 2008

If you're a writer looking for some inspiration in creative fiction, non-fiction, or poetry, this book has useful tips and great story examples at the end of every chapter. The stories vary in style, so you have something to model your final product after in terms of strategy. Great book for creative writers.

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