Great narratives are built piece by piece, through myriad small tasks and careful moves. In this landmark book, Robert Olmstead shows how distinguished writers past and present have built their fiction and nonfiction. Through this writer's-eye analysis of more than 150 of literature's most finely crafted passages, you'll learn to read like a writer. Then, more than 500 innovative exercises challenge you to experiment with - and expand upon - the techniques of the masters, so you can use them for great narratives of your own.The eclipse we had traveled here to see would occur early the next morning. FROM THE ESSAY aTOTAL ECLIPSE.a BY ANNIE DILLARD LESSON The writer is on her way to witness an event where the natural world rivals anything theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Elements of The Writing Craft|
|Publisher||:||Writer's Digest Books - 2011-05-30|