Master Class in Fiction Writing: Techniques from Austen, Hemingway, and Other Greats

Master Class in Fiction Writing: Techniques from Austen, Hemingway, and Other Greats

What aspiring writers can learn from the worlds masters of fiction-a truly "novel" approach to storytelling.Master Class in Fiction Writing lets you learn the craft of writing from the best storytellers of the past two centuries. Under the direction of renowned creative writing coach Adam Sexton, they'll learn point of view from Toni Morrison, description from Vladimir Nabokov, characterization from Jane Austen, and plot construction from Joseph Conrad, to name just a few. Over the course of just ten chapters you can master all the components of great short story and novel writing."Adam Sexton taught me how to read like a writer-and, in a way, how to write like a reader. For without first considering the experience of reading stories- seriously, thoroughly, the way Sexton does-you can't possibly write one worth reading." -Tara McCarthy, author, Love Will Tear Us Apart

  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 142 x 213 x 15mm | 330g
  • Publication date: 16 Dec 2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Contemporary
  • Publication City/Country: London, United States
  • Language: English
  • Edition Statement: ed
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • ISBN10: 0071448772
  • ISBN13: 9780071448772
  • Bestsellers rank: 271,347

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