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Writing Fiction

(1982)
A Guide to Narrative Craft
A non fiction book by

 
A bestseller through six editions, Writing Fiction by novelists Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French explores the elements of fiction, providing practical writing techniques and concrete examples. Written in a tone that is personal and non-prescriptive, the text encourages writers to develop proficiency through each step of the writing process, offering an abundance of exercises designed to spur writing and creativity. The text also integrates diverse contemporary short stories in every chapter in the belief that the reading of inspiring fiction goes hand-in-hand with the writing of fresh and exciting stories.

Thorough and practical discussions of all the major fictional elements offer students a comprehensive guide to the craft of writing stories. Topics include freewriting, plot, style, characterization, dialogue, time, place, imagery, and point of view.

For novice writers looking to develop proficiency.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Burroway:Exam Copy_7XP CD Onlynlyck
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-321-27719-8 / 978-0-321-27719-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pearson Longman
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Paperback Editions

February 2018 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction:A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Burroway Janet, Stuckey-French Elizabeth
ISBN: 0-13-443455-2 / 978-0-13-443455-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: FINANCIAL TIMES/PRENTICE HALL
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft Plus 2014 MyLiteratureLab -- Access card Package (9th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-13-401531-2 / 978-0-13-401531-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pearson
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May 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft, Writing Poems and Longman Journal for Creative Writing (Valuepack item only) (9th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-13-398463-X / 978-0-13-398463-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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January 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft Plus 2014 MyLiteratureLab -- Access card Package (9th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-321-99362-4 / 978-0-321-99362-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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January 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft (9th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-321-92316-2 / 978-0-321-92316-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pearson
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June 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction and NEW MyLiteratureLab -- Access Card Package (8th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-321-91635-2 / 978-0-321-91635-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft Plus Writing Poems and Longman Journal for Creative Writing (8th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-321-85427-6 / 978-0-321-85427-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-205-75034-6 / 978-0-205-75034-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Ned Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-205-79230-8 / 978-0-205-79230-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson
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2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft 8th (egith) edition
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-910305-51-X / 8588756412350 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft & Writing Poems W/Workshop Guide to Creative Writing Value Pack
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-205-60194-4 / 978-0-205-60194-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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March 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft, 7th Edition
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French
ISBN: 0-321-27736-8 / 978-0-321-27736-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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October 2002 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-321-08722-4 / 978-0-321-08722-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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July 2002 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction (6th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway, Susan Weinberg
ISBN: 0-321-11795-6 / 978-0-321-11795-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman
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January 2000 : USA Ring-bound
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Burroway, Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-321-02690-X / 978-0-321-02690-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
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July 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft (5th Edition)
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-321-02689-6 / 978-0-321-02689-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
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October 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-673-52345-4 / 978-0-673-52345-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Pub (Sd)
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September 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-8230-5012-2 / 978-0-8230-5012-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns
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December 1994 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-8230-4965-5 / 978-0-8230-4965-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns
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October 1991 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-673-52119-2 / 978-0-673-52119-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins College Div
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1985 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction a Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): janet burroway
ISBN: 0-673-39246-5 / 978-0-673-39246-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: little Brown
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1987 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing fiction: A guide to narrative craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-316-11770-6 / 978-0-316-11770-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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1982 : USA Paperback
Title: Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft
Author(s): Janet Burroway
ISBN: 0-316-11768-4 / 978-0-316-11768-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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