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A College Text for Writers 9780971699205

A College Text for Writers

The Vindication : A Practical Approach to Creative Writing

ISBN-10: 0971699208
ISBN-13: 9780971699205
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PUBLISHER: Odyssey Press
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Product Description: The text is designed to allow the students to interact with the basic story and to write from their own thoughts, changing and adding to the story line.The chapters are written in such a way as to lead the student through the writing process in developing a work of fiction. At the end of each chapter, a Review and Analysis provide questions and ideas for students to experience the writing process. Through the earlier chapters, students learn to identify the fictional elements needed to produce a story. As they work their way through the text, they learn to feel the freedom to rewrite sentences, dialogue, and eventually, entire chapters.Introducing students to this approach is new for most of them. As such, they should be given the latitude to develop their own ideas and implant their own style within the text of the writing. This effort develops and matures their writing personality, and allows for the freedom necessary for good prose. Students when first confronted with this approach are often apprehensive on how to proceed. In the development of this text, the author understands their reservations, and has written a text that helps students overcome these writing anxieties. Also, the author has had years of interacting with students as they develop their writing skills and is familiar with the maturation process in developing good prose.

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PAGES: 289
CATEGORY: Language Arts & Disciplines, Reference
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