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By David Jauss

The items of a delightful novel or tale appear to healthy jointly so easily, so seamlessly, that it is easy to discover your self thinking about, "How in the world did the writer do this?" the answer's uncomplicated: He sat on my own at his table, thought of an array of ideas, and made clever, cautious choices.

In On Writing Fiction, award-winning writer and revered artistic writing professor David Jauss bargains sensible details and suggestion that can assist you make clever artistic and technical judgements approximately such issues as:

  • Writing prose with syntax and rhythm to create a "soundtrack" for the narrative
  • Choosing the appropriate viewpoint to create the right measure of "distance" among your characters and the reader
  • Harnessing the ability of contradiction within the artistic process

in a single thought-provoking essay after one other, Jauss varieties via exact fiction-writing conundrums, together with tips to create these beautiful intersections among fact and fabrication that make all nice works of fiction much more resonant than fiction that follows the "write what you recognize" process that is so frequently used.

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