Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft, 4th Edition. Janet Burroway, Florida State University. © | Pearson. Share this page. Janet Burroway offers an introduction to creative writing, covering the four genres : creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and drama. She investigates a specific. Available in: Paperback. Written by best-selling author Janet Burroway, Imaginative Writing — an introduction to creative writing &mdash.

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Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft by Janet Burroway

At one point, when I asked my students why they seemed to like my handouts more than the textbook, they answered two-fold: One of Us Is Hidden Away. I am Danela, I read that a year ago you study from this book. They were all good examples, though. Bring your research skills to your imaginative work. Availability This item is out of print and has been replaced with Imaginative Writing, imaginarive Edition.


She investigates a specific element of craft – Image, Voice, Character, Setting and Story – from a perspective that crosses various genres. Consult books, reference works, newspapers, the Internet; interview someone, email someone, ask the experts. Pick and choose what stories and exercises work for you and its a great tool.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I don’t personally like the break-down elemebts image, voice, etc. Jan 31, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Her Writing Fiction is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and a multi-genre textbook, Imaginative Writingappeared in Worry about saying things as crafft, precisely, and vividly as you can.

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Poetry, at least shorter poems, gave us the chance to finally workshop in class, which means exploring different techniques–such formats included: Aside from that quote, I realized poetry gave us a chance to explore other workshop methods. While I think nobody explains elements of craft better than Janet Burroway, overall I was pretty disappointed with this textbook. Pick a scene from your journal. I absolutely LOVED all of the writing prompts scattered throughout the book and used a lot of them for my exercises.



You don’t know the facts, don’t understand the process or the equipment, aren’t clear on the history or the statistics, don’t know the definition. The line editing guide is amazing. Red Sky in the Morning. These can be undertaken in writing burrowag or by an individual writer. I didn’t I read this book for a class at Berkeley.

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Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft, 4th Edition

The Elements of Craft, 4th Edition. Part of the reason it did imagknative though, was by saying things that were somewhat controversial like “Poetry should be spoken aloud” and “it is impossible to write a good story using only summary. Janet Burroway offers an introduction to creative writing, covering the four genres: I will move this book from shelf to hand repeatedly in the years to come.