Thursday, March 1 at 7PM
speaking & signing
The Writer's Field Guide to the Craft of Fiction
In Conversation with Bret Anthony Johnston
ABOUT THE WRITER'S FIELD GUIDE TO THE CRAFT OF FICTION
THE WRITER'S FIELD GUIDE offers a refreshing approach to the craft of fiction writing. It takes a single page from forty contemporary novels and short stories, identifies techniques used by the writers, and presents approachable exercises and prompts that allow anyone to put those techniques to immediate use in their own work. Encompassing everything from micro (how to "write pretty") to macro (how to "move through time space"), and even how to put all together on page one, this a field guide for anyone who wants to start writing now.
ABOUT MICHAEL NOLL
Michael Noll is a writer, teacher, and Program Director at the Writers’ League of Texas. His short stories have been published widely, including in The Best American Mystery Stories anthology, and he has taught for more than a decade at the university level and in independent classes in Austin, New Mexico, and online. At Read to Write Stories, he has interviewed more than 150 authors about the craft behind the work, a wealth of experience that informs The Writer’s Field Guide. He has also interviewed the actor Chris Cooper for the PBS program OnStory and Philadelphia screenwriter Ron Nyswaner for OnStory. Every month he moderates a series of panel conversations on writing and publishing for the Writers’ League of Texas Podcast.
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