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The Truth About Fiction

The Truth About Fiction
Author: Steven Schoen
ISBN 13: 9780130257710
ISBN 10: 130257710
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1999-12-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 121
List Price: $71.20

This book presents readers and creative writing enthusiasts with comprehensive coverage of the elements of fiction and real-world writing techniques that help build skills—such as sensory detailing, character construction, and cause and effect plotting. Plenty of practical advice completes this treatment of the fiction genre. Chapter topics include character, plot, story structure, dialogue, point of view, style, and details. For writers pursuing a hobby or a dream—or just dabbling, this insightful guide will teach them how do it and “say” it better.