Telling the Tale
The African-American Fiction Writer's GuideBook - 2000
In this one-of-a-kind guide, Angela Benson offers step-by-step guidance for black writers--from getting started to revising complete drafts--for anyone who has a tale to tell. Featuring tools, techniques, and illustrative examples from the best black writers of our day, this book will help writers learn to:* find their own style * create characters readers will care about * capture voices from their community * write natural-sounding dialogue * mine personal experience for detail * weave a compelling story * and more...Telling the Tale also includes helpful exercises, worksheets, and tips to show African-American writers how to perfect their craft.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2000
Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed
Branch Call Number: PN3355 .B385 2000
Characteristics: xi, 212 p. ; 21 cm