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takes its title from Hamlet: "Though this be madness, yet there is method in't." Comprehensive and accessible, it provides guidelines to all aspects of fiction writing, from generating ideas to getting published. With a wealth of imaginative yet practical exercises and 39 stories--the most in any guide to fiction writing-- offers friendly, down-to-earth instruction in the art and craft of fiction.

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A fresh, inspiring guide to writing fiction.

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'A fresh, inspiring guide to writing fiction.\n

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About the Author

Alice LaPlante teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University and Stanford University, where she is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow. Her fiction has been published in the Southwest Review, Epoch, and Stanford Magazine, and her nonfiction has been published in Discover, BusinessWeek, and the San Jose Mercury News, among other publications. She lives in Palo Alto, California.

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ISBN:
9780393928174
Author:
Laplante, Alice
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
La Plante, Alice
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
English language -- Style.
Subject:
Creative writing (Higher education)
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
620
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.6 x 1.1 in 1.85 lb

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