US: Pearson, 2010. Reference Book Description Janet Burroway's bestselling Imaginative Writng: The Elements of Craft expl ores 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. "T ry-This" exercises appear throughout each chapter. Provocative and fun, the se exercises help writers develop the specific writing skills discussed wit hin the text. "Working toward a draft" exercises encourage writers to devel op their ideas into complete drafts. In response to reviewer requests, the preface "Invitation to the Writer" has been expanded into a full chapter. T his new chapter introduces writers to important skills such as reading like a writer, journaling, and participating in the writer's workshop. This boo k offers lots of ideas and encouragement at a great price! Editorial Reviews. Hardcover. New.
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