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The Resource Writing great fiction : storytelling tips and techniques

Writing great fiction : storytelling tips and techniques

Label
Writing great fiction : storytelling tips and techniques
Title
Writing great fiction
Title remainder
storytelling tips and techniques
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether you?re huddled around the campfire, composing an email to a friend, or sitting down to write a novel, storytelling is fundamental to human nature. But as any writer can tell you, the blank page can be daunting. It?s tough to know where to get started, what details to include in each scene, and how to move from the kernel of an idea to a completed manuscript
Member of
Cataloging source
JRY
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
808.02
LC call number
PN145
LC item number
.H96 2014
PerformerNote
Lecturer: James Hynes, novelist and writing instructor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hynes, James
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Literature & Language, writing
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative writing
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Creative writing
Technique
live action
Label
Writing great fiction : storytelling tips and techniques
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Accompanying material
1 course book (vi, 178 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mechanics of writing dialogue
  • Integrating dialogue into a narrative
  • And then: turning a story into a plot
  • Plotting with the Freytag pyramid
  • Adding complexity to plots
  • Structuring a narrative without a plot
  • disc 3.
  • In the beginning: how to start a plot
  • Happily ever after: how to end a plot
  • Seeing through other eyes: point of view
  • Disc 1:
  • I, me, mine: first-person point of view
  • He, she, it: third person point of view
  • Evoking setting and place in fiction
  • disc 4.
  • Pacing in scenes and narratives
  • Building scenes
  • Should I write in drafts
  • Revision without tears
  • Approaches to researching fiction
  • Making a life as a fiction writer
  • Starting the writing process
  • Building fictional worlds through evocation
  • How characters are different from people
  • Fictional characters, imagined and observed
  • Call me Ishmael: introducing a character
  • Characters: round and flat, major and minor
  • disc 2.
Control code
ocn898214658
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781629971049
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971049
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
GV0126
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Writing great fiction : storytelling tips and techniques
Publication
Copyright
Accompanying material
1 course book (vi, 178 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mechanics of writing dialogue
  • Integrating dialogue into a narrative
  • And then: turning a story into a plot
  • Plotting with the Freytag pyramid
  • Adding complexity to plots
  • Structuring a narrative without a plot
  • disc 3.
  • In the beginning: how to start a plot
  • Happily ever after: how to end a plot
  • Seeing through other eyes: point of view
  • Disc 1:
  • I, me, mine: first-person point of view
  • He, she, it: third person point of view
  • Evoking setting and place in fiction
  • disc 4.
  • Pacing in scenes and narratives
  • Building scenes
  • Should I write in drafts
  • Revision without tears
  • Approaches to researching fiction
  • Making a life as a fiction writer
  • Starting the writing process
  • Building fictional worlds through evocation
  • How characters are different from people
  • Fictional characters, imagined and observed
  • Call me Ishmael: introducing a character
  • Characters: round and flat, major and minor
  • disc 2.
Control code
ocn898214658
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781629971049
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971049
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
GV0126
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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