Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft (Penguin Academics Series) (3rd Edition)
Publish Date: 2010-01-13
Author: Janet Burroway
Janet Burroway's bestselling Imaginative Writng: The Elements of Craft explores the craft of creative writing in four genres: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Creative Nonfiction. A trade author as well as a professor of creative writing, Burroway brings her years of teaching and writing to this book. Try-This exercises appear throughout each chapter. Provocative and fun, these exercises helpwriters develop the specific writing skills discussed within the text. Working toward a draft exercises encouragewriters to develop their ideas into complete drafts. In response to reviewer requests, the preface Invitation to the Writer has been expanded into a full chapter. This new chapter introduces writers to important skills such as reading like a writer, journaling, and participating in the writers workshop. This book offers lots of ideas and encouragement at a great price!