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    Elements of the Writing Craft is than just a book filled with dozens of creative writing exercises designed to energize and invigorate your own writing Throughout the book Olmstead teaches you how to understand the writing of others through carefully selected examples from fiction and nonfiction books a close analysis of what makes the passage work and exercises designed to help you try out that techniue in a safe environmentThis is the type of book that you can keep on your bookshelf for those times when you need a little help stepping outside your usual patterns Or you can work through the book rapidly Whichever way you choose you will soon find that you not only write better but you also read better The exercises teach you how to keep your eyes and ears open for interesting passages or effective techniues in everything you read whether it is a fiction book short story essay or creative nonfiction book

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Elements of the Writing Craft Robert Olmstead

Never before have the elements of the writing craft and the challenge of extracting knowledge from the work of great writers been presented in such an intelligent and accessible format Elements of the Writing Craft offers than 150 inventive lessons that focus on such practical tasks as describing a room switching from narrative to dialogue speaking in a character's particular voice and giving a story significant closure Each lesson contains three parts The Reading Olmstead uses a short passage from the work of a noted writer to show a specific techniue in act

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Isure suit with flared lapels The Lesson After each uote Olmstead explores the mechanics and emotional dynamics of how the passage works sentence by sentence right down to the significance of specific words and the rationale behind subtle turns of phrase This analysis will teach you to read with a critical and appreciative eye toward craft The Writing Possibilities At the end of each lesson Olmstead suggests a number of exercises that stimulate you to try the techniues of the masters Through experimentation and imitationyou'll become a stronger versatile writ

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Ion You'll see for example how Edith Wharton shifts point of view in the high style of an old fashioned storyteller in Ethan Frome How in The Yard Boy Joy Williams effectively breaks the show don't tell cliche to make significant her character's descent into madness How Robert Penn Warren at the end of All the King's Men moves us slowly to rest with a careful selection of easy gentle verbs And how David Foster Wallace stokes our interest and amusement by opening his essay Shipping Out with an acerbic list of accomplishments including I have seen an all red le

  • Hardcover
  • 232
  • Elements of the Writing Craft Robert Olmstead
  • Robert Olmstead
  • English
  • 10 February 2020
  • 9781884910296

About the Author: Robert Olmstead

Robert Olmstead born January the Writing PDF/EPUB ë is an award winning American novelist Elements of ePUB ☆ and educatorOlmstead was born in in Westland New Hampshire He grew up of the Writing ePUB ↠ on a farm After high school he enrolled at Davidson College with a of the Writing Craft Robert PDF/EPUB or football scholarship but left school after three semesters in which he compiled a poor academic record He later attended Syracuse University where he studied with Raymon.