Writing Strategies For Fiction
Successfully starting and finishing a publishable novel is often like fighting a series of battles - against the page, against one's own self-doubt, against rebellious characters, etc. Featuring timeless, innovative, and concise writing strategies and focused exercises, this book is the ultimate battle plan and more - it's Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" for novelists.
Make Your Fiction Stories Instant Hits! Writing fiction is a fun and easy way to put your creativity skills to the test. Many people love fiction, and by writing it you can boost your creativity muscles and entertain listeners, and if your story is good enough, you may even be able to get published and makes lots of money. However, like any craft, fiction writing requires a great deal of practice and precision to create a story that will captivate your audience and hold their attention.
Teach students how to capture their imaginative ideas on paper and make writing about fiction fun! This 2nd edition resource was created to support Common Core State Standards, provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students write and understand fiction. Designed in an easy-to-use format, this resource offers detailed approaches and activities with classroom examples by grade ranges and includes graphic organizer templates and digital resources to help teachers implement quickly and easily.
Questions of genre, identity and female subjectivity comprise the focus of this comprehensive study of the contemporary Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood. It explores the literary sense of the plurality of genres and narrative styles present throughout Atwood's published fiction, with the purpose of analyzing the revisitation of historical and canonical forms.