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Steering the craft : a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story / Ursula K. Le Guin.

Steering the craft : a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780544611610
  • ISBN: 0544611616
  • Physical Description: xvii, 141 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Mariner Books edition.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Modernized, new edition"--back cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
The sound of your writing -- Punctuation and grammar -- Sentence length and complex syntax -- Repetition -- Adjectives and adverbs -- Verbs: person and tense -- Point of view and voice -- Changing point of view -- Indirect narration, or what tells -- Crowding and leaping -- Appendix: the peer group workshop -- Exercises: Being gorgeous ; Am I Saramago ; Short and long ; Again and again and again ; Chastity ; The old woman ; Points of view ; Changing voices ; Telling it slant ; A terrible thing to do.
Summary, etc.:
Presents advice on the basic elements of narrative prose, covering point of view, sentence length and complex syntax, indirect narration, grammar, punctuation, and the sound of writing.
Subject: Authorship > Problems, exercises, etc.
Creative writing > Problems, exercises, etc.
Narration (Rhetoric) > Problems, exercises, etc.

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