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Writers and Their Notebooks

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Publisher Comments:

This collection of essays by well-established professional writers explores how their notebooks serve as their studios and workshops'"places to collect, to play, and to make new discoveries with language, passions, and curiosities. For these diverse writers, the journal also serves as an ideal forum to develop their writing voice, whether crafting fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Some entries include sample journal entries that have since developed into published pieces. Through their individual approaches to keeping a notebook, the contributors offer valuable advice, personal recollections, and a hardy endorsement of the value of using notebooks to document, develop, and nurture a writer"s creative spark. Designed for writers of all genres and all levels of experience, Writers and Their Notebooks celebrates the notebook as a vital tool in a writer"s personal and literary life.

Book News Annotation:

Raab, an essayist, memoirist, and poet who teaches in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, collects essays by writers on the practice of journal-keeping. Writers like Sue Grafton, Phillip Lopate, Lori Van Pelt, John Dufresne, and Robin Hemley, who work in a variety of genres, offer advice, personal recollections, and tips on using notebooks to document, develop, and nurture creativity, develop a writing voice, and draw from, with some sample entries. They address such topics as using a journal in writing a private eye novel, blogging, writing in public places, recording observations, and using a journal to deal with mental illness. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A peek inside the writerly testing grounds of Sue Grafton, Kim Stafford, and others

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570038662
Author:
Raab, Diana M. (edt)
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Foreword:
Lopate, Phillip
Editor:
Raab, Diana M.
Contribution by:
Bockes, Zan
Contribution by:
Brown, James
Contribution:
Bockes, Zan
Contribution:
Brown, James
Author:
Raab, Diana M.
Author:
Lopate, Phillip
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Academic
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Creative writing
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
203
Dimensions:
8.50 x 5.5 in

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