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Tools of the Writer"s Craft

by Sands Hall

  • 59 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Moving Finger Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English Composition,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Academic,
  • Education / General,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Authorship,
  • Creative writing,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8579077M
    ISBN 100972722572
    ISBN 109780972722575
    OCLC/WorldCa63204494

    Writing tools are not nearly as mysterious and specialized as those used by a car mechanic or surgeon. Most of tools you need to write a book are common as dirt. Before the 20th century, all a writer needed was a pen, ink, paper, and a collection of great books to draw upon for information or inspiration. The Writer’s Craft will help you make the best of your writing talents. Here you will find the tools you need to complete and polish your novel—a major step toward becoming a published author. As a professional editor and writer, I understand the struggles, frustrations and joys of writing fiction.

    But, in my opinion, these are the best books on writing available. Some require wearing your big kid pants due to language, which I have noted. 12 Books Every Aspiring Author Should Read 1. The Writing Life: Writers on How They Think and Work. By Marie Arana. This book came from ten years of Ms. Arana’s Washington Post Book World column. More. Writers, that's who! No matter how much experience you have in writing and publishing, you can improve your writing. Just as a musician studies musical theory and a woodworker studies both wood and tools, writers study ways to improve their craft. In order to follow or to bend the rules, the writer must first know what those rules are.

      Words are My Matter, by Ursula K. Le Guin Le Guin was more than just a great writer. She was a great thinker and a passionate advocate for authors and writing in general. The essays in this book run the gamut from thoughtful craft-oriented think pieces to intelligent assessments of other writers’ work, showing exactly how smart, critical reading can inform your own : Jeff Somers.   Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark What started out as a series of blog posts ended up being one of the most useful and extensive writing guides on Author: Penguin Random House.


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This section also appears in Writer's Workshop in a Book: The Squaw Valley Community of Writers on the Art of Fiction, edited by Alan Cheuse and Lisa Alvarez. Sands Hall is a longtime teacher at Squaw Valley Conference as well as the University of /5(16).

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Writing Fight Scenes, Writing Scary Scenes, Writing abo. books based on 77 votes: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott, Outli. The emotional craft of fiction is a set of tools, yes, but more than anything it’s an instrument beyond the range of any book: the gracious gift of your own loving heart." I appreciated how Maass presented a very compelling case for emotional storytelling layer by layer/5().

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Just as a woodworker uses many tools and techniques to craft a piece of furniture, a skilled author uses tools and techniques of language and storytelling to craft a piece of writing.

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