Ron Carlson Writes A Story

Ron Carlson Writes A Story

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Ron Carlson has been praised as a master of the short story. In this essay, he gives a rare insight into a veteran writer's process by inviting the reader to watch over his shoulder as he creates the short story The Governor's Ball. This is the story of a story, and it offers practical advice for creating a great story, from the first glimmer of an idea to the final sentence. Carlson urges the writer to refuse outside distractions and attend to the pleasures of an unfolding story.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 150 x 220 x 8.64mm | 157g
  • MN, United States
  • English
  • 1555974775
  • 9781555974770
  • 264,920

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"Do yourself a favor and read Ron Carlson." --Stephen King
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About Ron Carlson

Ron Carlson is the author of several books of fiction, including Five Skies. He directs the graduate program in fiction at the University of California, Irvine.
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