Method and Madness: The Making of a Story
Method and Madness takes its title from Hamlet: “Though this be madness, yet there is method in't.” Comprehensive and accessible, it provides guidelines to all aspects of fiction writing, from generating ideas to getting published. With a wealth of imaginative yet practical exercises and 39 stories—the most in any guide to fiction writing—Method and Madness offers friendly, down-to-earth instruction in the art and craft of fiction.
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Norton Guides are typically used as textbooks, often in introductory college classes. They tend to be well-produced, expertly written, and extremely practical as pedagogical tools (usually with enough ... Read full review
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Absolutely brilliant. It's the best "how to write" book for beginners that I've found. The book is very big because it contains full-length story examples. I don't know of any other book that does ... Read full review