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Steering the craft : a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story / Ursula K. Le Guin
BOOK | Mariner Books | 2015. | First Mariner Books edition.
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First Mariner Books edition.
xvii, 141 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent.
unmediated n rdamedia.
volume nc rdacarrier.
"Modernized, new edition"--back cover.
Presents advice on the basic elements of narrative prose, covering point of view, sentence length and complex syntax, indirect narration, grammar, punctuation, and the sound of writing.
The sound of your writing -- Punctuation and grammar -- Sentence length and complex syntax -- Repetition -- Adjectives and adverbs -- Verbs: person and tense -- Point of view and voice -- Changing point of view -- Indirect narration, or what tells -- Crowding and leaping -- Appendix: the peer group workshop -- Exercises: Being gorgeous ; Am I Saramago ; Short and long ; Again and again and again ; Chastity ; The old woman ; Points of view ; Changing voices ; Telling it slant ; A terrible thing to do.
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0544611616 (pbk.)
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