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  • Paperback
  • 677
  • Method and Madness The Making of a Story
  • Alice LaPlante
  • English
  • 07 August 2019
  • 9780393337082

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Characters Method and Madness The Making of a Story Summary ê Method and Madness The Making of a Story 100 Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Alice LaPlante Seller Reading Like a Writer” Library Journal The Making of a Story is a fresh and inspiring guide to the basics of creative writing both fict. The best fiction writing text I ve ever read LaPlante gives eual treatment to craft method and heart madness and encourages young writers to learn the rules so that they can be broken Unlike other craft texts the tone is lively sassy and playful rather than dry dull and condescending Two of my favorite lines from the book areThe only rule for fiction is that it be interestingCreative writing is the one area where you don t want to be appropriate Appropriate is for dinner partiesYesFinally because LaPlante approaches common topics from such fresh angles instructors also benefit a great deal from this book I m a better teacher for having read this book something that can t be said for a lot of craft texts that don t offer anything we haven t already read or heard a billion times

Characters Method and Madness The Making of a Story

Method and Madness The Making of a Story

Characters Method and Madness The Making of a Story Summary ê Method and Madness The Making of a Story 100 Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Alice LaPlante A Los Angeles Times bestseller wonderfully lucid and illuminating Alice LaPlante’s guide to writing fiction “recalls Francine Prose’s best. I bought this book because I was trying to write my own but I had come face to face with a particular realization I did not know what I was doing I was not capable of producing the kind of writing I desperately wanted to produce the kind of writing I wanted to read Now in all humility there may very well be readers who throw my book down in disgust and say he still doesn t know how but at least I got the manuscript out and in to the hands of readers And a lack of talent shining from my page does not mean that the resource was lacking in any way I found a way to study what I was doing and to critiue myself using this book It helped me through the editing process and also made me into a better reader of narrative than I ever was before

Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Alice LaPlante

Characters Method and Madness The Making of a Story Summary ê Method and Madness The Making of a Story 100 Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ï Alice LaPlante Ion and creative nonfiction The book is perfect for writers working alone as well as for creative writing classes both introductory and advanced. I teach Creative Writing and Fiction and I have always relied on Janet Burroway s books as well as some of Charles Baxter s but this semester I decided to give it a try to Alice LaPlante textbook and what an amazing adventure this has been for me and my students It is so down to eath deep practical Any fiction writerprofessor would appreciate LaPlante s fuel to writing