The Writer's Block (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
672
Utgivningsdatum
2001-04-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Running Press Adult
Illustratör/Fotograf
200 b&w illustrations
Illustrationer
200 b&w illustrations
Dimensioner
80 x 80 x 77 mm
Vikt
330 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780762409488
The Writer's Block (häftad)

The Writer's Block

786 Ideas To Jump-start Your Imagination

Häftad Engelska, 2001-04-01
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Anxious to write that Great American Novel but don't know where to begin? Help is on the way with our Writer's Block ! This guide to beating writer's block comes packaged in the shape of an actual block: 3" x 3" x 3", with 672 pages and more than 200 photographs throughout. Next time you're stuck, just flip open The Writer's Block to any page to find an idea or exercise that will jump-start your imagination. Many of these assignments come straight from the creative writing classes of celebrated novelists like Ethan Canin, Richard Price, Toni Morrison, and Kurt Vonnegut: Joyce Carol Oates explains how she uses running to destroy writer's block. Elmore Leonard describes how he often finds ideas just by reading the newspaper. E. Annie Proulx discusses finding inspiration at garage sales. Isabel Allende tells why she always begins a new novel on January 8th. John Irving explains why he prefers to write the last sentence first. Fresh, fun, and irreverent, The Writer's Block also features advice from contemporary editors and literary agents, lessons from the awful novels of Joan Collins and Robert James Waller, a filmography of movies concerning writer's block (e.g., The Shining, Barton Fink ), and countless other surprises. With this chunky little book at your side, you may never experience writer's block again!
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