Here is a book about the craft of writing fiction that is thoroughly useful from the first to the last page–whether the reader is a beginner, a seasoned writer, or a. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Stern, Jerome (Jerome H.) Making shapely fiction / Jerome Stern. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. Making Shapely Fiction. By. Jerome Stern. Powerpoint By Fallon Facade focuses on creating character through their own voices. ✤ Readers need to hear the.

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Nice and tight and insightful! Selected pages Stetn Page. Follow him and shave the miles off your flying time. But I’m starting to think I’d go back to reading real books. There are many other writing books I would rather recommend in a heartbeat. This is one of, if not the best writing manual I’ve ever read.

The book is split into four parts. Making Shapely Fiction by Jerome Stern. Jun 07, Liz Shine rated it liked it. It’s clear, concise, jerime practical. The book came close to making me switch from poetry writing to fiction writing in grad school.


Dec 06, Balbina rated it it was amazing. This section is also somewhat repetitive: Apr 25, Catherine Cole rated it really liked it. When tension and immediacy Here is a book about the craft of writing fiction that is thoroughly useful from the first to the last page—whether the reader is a beginner, a seasoned writer, or a teacher of writing.

Just a very clear, easily digestible presentation of essential concepts.

Making Shapely Fiction is a book about the craft of writing. Jun 10, Sara Batkie added it. When people communicate, they communicate with their faces, their bodies, their timing, and the objects around them.

Be the first to ask a question about Making Shapely Fiction. Topics like atmosphere, dialogue, tension, endings, structure, and suspense are very helpful and made me rethink and rework my NaNoWriMo project. Mking first half discusses a variety of story-forms, structures, that are useful to solve problems or ac Wow.

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Want to Read saving…. When tension and immediacy combine, the story begins. Lists with This Book. This is the best book I’ve read in 5 years on the subject of writing. Making Shapely Fiction is a great book for writers.


It jeromd definitely a book to read for someone wanting to grasp more information on how to write better.

Making Shapely Fiction

Part 2 is an interlude to explain to writers that they should write what you know and what not to do when it comes to writing. Jul 16, John Robin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Well, it’s not like there are people who missed me here. Aug 30, Lee rated it really liked it. Oh my God, it has been a while since I’ve written a decent review on Goodreads.

Would love to use this as a textbook. I taught this one and learned from it, too — it’s real clear and funny and fkction and efficiently ordered. It’s basically a collection of plots to inspire writing.