Elements of Fiction Writing Beginnings, Middles and Ends

Elements of Fiction Writing Beginnings, Middles and Ends

Description

Get Your Readers' Attention-And Keep It-From the First World to the Final Page

Translating that initial flash of inspiration into a complete story requires careful crafting. So how do you keep your story from beginning slowly, floundering midway, and trailing off at the end? Nancy Kress shows you effective solutions for potential problems at each stage of your story-essential lessons for strong start-to-finish storytelling.

Hook readers, agents, and editors in the first three paragraphs.
Make and keep your story's implicit promise to the reader.
Build drama and credibility by controlling your prose.
Consider the price a writer pays for flashbacks.
Reveal character effectively throughout your story.

Get the tools you need to get your story off to an engaging start, keep the middle tight and compelling, and make your conclusion high impact. You'll also find dozens of exercises to help strengthen your short story or novel. Let this resource be your guide to successful stories-from the first word to the last.


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Details

Author(s)
Nancy Kress
Format
Paperback | 167 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 12mm | 240g
Publication date
29 Jul 2011
Publisher
F&W Publications Inc
Imprint
Writer's Digest Books
Publication City/Country
Ohio, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
2nd edition
ISBN10
1599632195
ISBN13
9781599632193
Bestsellers rank
127,428