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The Modern Library Writer's Workshop: A Guide to the Craft of Fiction

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780375755583
Author(s): Stephen Koch
Format: Paperback
Year: 2003
Publisher: Modern Library
Dimensions: 134 x 198 x 15 (w x l x h)
Pages: 272
Series: Modern Library

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Make your] characters want something right awayeven if its only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time. Kurt Vonnegut
The cat sat on the mat is not the beginning of a story, but the cat sat on the dogs mat is. John Le Carr
Nothing is more inspiring for a beginning writer than listening to masters of the craft talk about the writing life. But if you cant get Vladimir Nabokov, Virginia Woolf, and Gabriel Garca Mrquez together at the Algonquin, "The Modern Library Writers Workshop" gives you the next best thing. Stephen Koch, former chair of Columbia Universitys graduate creative writing program, presents a unique guide to the craft of fiction. Along with his own lucid observations and commonsense techniques, he weaves together wisdom, advice, and inspiring commentary from some of our greatest writers. Taking you from the moment of inspiration (keep a notebook with you at all times), to writing a first draft (do it quickly you can always revise later), to figuring out a plot (plot always serves the story, not vice versa), Koch is a benevolent mentor, glad to dispense sound advice when yo Please click here to ask a question
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