A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story
On Sale: September 1, 2015
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Non-Fiction | Self-Help
A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a
writerâ€™s craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the
Completely revised and rewritten to address the challenges
and opportunities of the modern era, this handbook is a
short, deceptively simple guide to the craft of writing. Le
Guin lays out ten chapters that address the most fundamental
components of narrative, from the sound of language to
sentence construction to point of view. Each chapter
combines illustrative examples from the global canon with Le
Guinâ€™s own witty commentary and an exercise that the writer
can do solo or in a group. She also offers a comprehensive
guide to working in writing groups, both actual and online.
Masterly and concise, Steering the Craft deserves a
place on every writer's shelf.
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