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St. Martin's Griffin

Creating Short Fiction: The Classic Guide to Writing Short Fiction

Creating Short Fiction: The Classic Guide to Writing Short Fiction

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Distilled from decades of teaching and practice, this book offers clear and direct advice on structure, pacing, dialogue, getting ideas, working with the unconscious, and more. Newly revised and expanded for this Third Edition, Creating Short Fiction is a popular and widely trusted guide to writing short stories of originality, durability, and quality. Celebrated short-story author and writing instructor Knight also includes many examples and exercises that have been effective in classrooms and workshops everywhere.

Author: Damon Knight
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Published: 03/15/1997
Pages: 224
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.46lbs
Size: 8.32h x 5.50w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9780312150945

About the Author

Damon Knight earned his reputation as a modern master of the short story with such classics as I See You, The Handler, To Serve Man, and The Country of the Kind. He and his wife, Kate Wilhelm, taught short-story writing at the Clarion Workshop for almost thirty years, during which time he worked with many of today's prominent writers. Knight has also received the C.E.S. Wood Award and the SFWA Grand Master Award for his writing.

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