The Art and Craft of Fiction has ratings and 12 reviews. Thomas said: This is one of the best primers on writing fiction I’ve read in a long while. S. Brief, practical, and wonderfully readable gives aspiring writers all they need-in under pages. Michael Kardos focuses on technique and presents fiction writing as a teachable (and learnable) art. With an organization built on methods and.
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The Art and Craft of Fiction: A Writer’s Guide by Michael Kardos
Books by Michael Kardos. Meh, as an approach to a text it was fine, I just didn’t like it for my reading experience. At some point, probably because I knew I wasn’t going to use the book as a text, I just found myself irked by the incessant references to the anthology – using snippets of stories I had no intention of reading or using – which made it difficult to keep caring. A Writer’s Guide and a contributor to Bedford’s LitBitswhere he blogs about teaching creative writing.
Rebecca rated it really liked it Dec 29, Account Options Sign in. Michael Kardos focuses on technique and presents fiction writing as a teachable and learnable art.
The Art and Craft of Fiction: A Writer’s Guide
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. With riction organization built on methods and process rather than traditional literary elements, Kardos helps students begin their stories, write strong scenes, use images and detail, revise for aesthetics and mechanics, and finish and polish their own stories.
Starr rated it really liked it Sep 13, Thanks for telling us about the problem. For any beginning writer or any teacher of writing, I highly recommend this guide. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 27, Regan rated it liked it. Alexander Parmelee rated it really liked it Mar 14, His short stories have appeared in The Southern ReviewCrazyhorsePrairie Schoonerand many other magazines and anthologies. Where the reader might have trouble is that there are a ton of writing exercises.
He currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi, where he co-directs the creative writing program at Mississippi State and edits the literary journal Jabberwock Review. Jeff rated it liked it May 09, Easy to read and understand. The mini-anthology and the draw-ins to it was a really smart decisions that worked. I don’t blame the author.
The Art and Craft of Fiction by Michael Kardos
Kardos received his B. Brief, practical, and affordable, The Art and Craft of Fiction gives aspiring writers all they need, in a friendly voice ceaft students love. Want to Read saving…. This is a pretty good craft book. Rita Ciresi rated it it was amazing Nov 24, He has a degree in music from Princeton University and played the drums professionally for a nu Michael Kardos michaelkardos.
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Be the first to ask a question about The Art and Craft of Fiction. Excellent book for beginning writers! Grant Fontenot rated it liked it Jun 26, Fictiob to talk about in class with Janet and others. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Basic but not bad. The way Kardos explains the art and craft of fiction is easy to understand and gives the reader insight on how to manipulate story lines and characters in a way that you want.
Return to Book Page. The Art and Craft of Fiction: Very informative, easy reading, but it gave plenty of information useful to both beginning and established writers.
This is a text I’m mining for stuff to use in the Creative Writing class – frankly, it reads like a text and it’s dull. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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The Art and Craft of Fiction
With an organization built on methods and process rather than traditional Account Options Sign in. Paperbackpages. Excellent reference book for writers. Brief, practical, and wonderfully readable, The Art and Craft of Fiction gives aspiring writers all they need — in under pages.
Patricia Clark rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Lists with This Book. Eliot Parulidae rated it really liked it Oct 13, Great resource for the writing tips that CAN be taught.