The Art and Craft of Fiction has ratings and 12 reviews. Thomas said: This is one of the best primers on writing fiction I’ve read in a long while. S. Brief, practical, and wonderfully readable gives aspiring writers all they need-in under pages. Michael Kardos focuses on technique and presents fiction writing as a teachable (and learnable) art. With an organization built on methods and.
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The mini-anthology and the draw-ins to it was a really smart decisions that worked. So I was able to mine a few useful things and that will be good. Return to Book Page.
The Art and Craft of Fiction by Michael Kardos
Jan 27, Regan rated it liked it. At kardoss point, probably because I knew I wasn’t going to use the book as a text, I just found myself irked by the incessant references to the anthology – using snippets ad stories I had no intention of reading or using – which made it difficult to keep caring. This is a text I’m mining for stuff to use in the Creative Writing class – frankly, it reads like a text and it’s dull.
The way Kardos explains the art and craft of fiction is easy to understand and gives the reader insight on how to manipulate story lines and characters in a way that you want. Rita Ciresi rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Anyone who loves writing and wants to grow as a writer.
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Enough to talk about in class with Janet and others. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Account Options Sign in. Kasia rated it liked it Aug 18, Trivia About The Art and Craft A brief but informative guide with a lot of rules that I would’ve liked expanded on some more much like King’s guide. But I’m not using a text and this?
This is a pretty good craft book. Starr rated it really liked it Sep 13, With an organization built on methods and process rather than traditional He has a degree in music from Princeton University and played the drums professionally for a number of years before receiving his MFA from Ohio State and his Ph.
The Art and Craft of Fiction
I’ve read a lot of books on writing, and I think of all of them, this one might have been the easiest to understand.
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Account Options Sign in. Wait, that might not be fair, it was actually a relatively fast read and there’s some good stuff in the text, but it really does feel just like reading a text and nothing else.
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The Art and Craft of Fiction: A Writer’s Guide by Michael Kardos
Michael Kardos focuses on technique and presents fiction writing as a teachable and learnable art. Patricia Clark rated it it was amazing Mar 06, He currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi, where he co-directs the creative writing program at Mississippi State. Dec 02, McKenna rated it really liked it Shelves: Theressa rated it really liked it Mar 10, This is a great book for anyone pursuing writing, students and teachers both.
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Basic but not bad. No eBook available Amazon. Instructors trust The Art and Craft of Fiction to help structure their course, and reinforce and complement their teaching points with examples and exercises.
Meh, as an approach to a text it was fine, I just didn’t like it craaft my reading experience. Be the first to ask a question about The Art and Craft of Fiction.
Brief, practical, and affordable, Fictio Art and Craft of Fiction gives aspiring writers all they need, in a friendly voice that students love. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign karddos.
Jul 15, Tyler McHaley rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: For any beginning writer or any teacher of writing, I highly recommend this guide. Grant Fontenot rated it liked it Jun 26, If you are coming into writing for the ficton time or are trying to get down to the basic of the craft, this book is the way to go, for sure.
Feb 09, Randi rated it really liked it.
Also, the way in which the elements of fiction unfold throughout the book can get a little messy and unsystematic. I will admit that I didn’t love the inclusion of a set anthology although I get why Kardos did it. Fidtion currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi, where he co-directs the creative writing program at Mississippi State and edits the literary journal Jabberwock Review. Books by Michael Kardos.