The kite and the string : how to write with spontaneity and control--and live to tell the tale / Alice Mattison.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||808.3 MATTISON (Text)||33946003134462||New Books . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
|Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon||808.3 MAT (Text)||34330512999674||Adult - Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780525428541
- ISBN: 0525428542
- Physical Description: xx, 234 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Part I: The kite and the string. 1. Writing with freedom and common sense -- Part II: People taking action. 2. Imagine -- 3. What to do with a good idea -- 4. Let happenings happen -- 5. Become someone else -- Part III: Stories and books: start to finish. 6. Recognize stories, envision books -- 7. What killed the queen? and other uncertainties that keep a reader reading -- Part IV: Choosing to speak. 8. Silence and storytelling -- Part V: Living to tell the tale. 9. Revising our thought bubbles.
|Summary, etc.:|| A targeted and insightful guide to the stages of writing fiction and memoir without falling into common traps, while wisely navigating the writing life, from an award-winning author and longtime teacher.
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