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Author Leland, Christopher T.

Title The art of compelling fiction / Christopher T. Leland
Published Cincinnati, Ohio : Story Press, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  808.3 L5378/A  AVAILABLE
Description 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Writers and Readers -- 2. Choosing Compelling Material -- 3. Words, Words, Words -- 4. Making a Story -- 5. Polishing Plot -- 6. A Certain Air of Refinement -- 7. Crafting Characters -- 8. The Content of Your Characters
Summary In The Art of Compelling Fiction, you'll find out how to transform a competent story into a great one, turn the ordinary into the memorable. Christopher T. Leland will give you a new understanding of the reader-writer relationship, enabling you to surprise and intrigue your readers, charm, frighten and transport them, and always stay one step ahead, leading them with a deft and sure touch
Notes Includes index
Subject Fiction -- Technique.
LC no. 97045986
ISBN 1884910300 (alk. paper)