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Writing in BriefAlso available as an EBook below

Writing in Brief

by Michael Fitzgerald

Michael Fitzgerald is the author of many books of poetry, non-fiction and children's literature. He has studied at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Eartham College and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, received an Ackerman Nicholson Fellowship and Michael FitzgeraldGarabrandt Poetry Medallion.

He has worked on projects for the Association for Bahá'í Studies, the Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the National Federation for the Blind, National Public Radio. the Smithsonian Institution, the US Public Interest Research Group and others.

In this book he offers brief outlines for poetry, creative writing and magazine nonfiction. With references for further investigation, this slim volume is a condensed course in effective writing, suitable for individual, workshop or class room study.

Deceptively simple, this slim volume includes:

  • Notes on the Poetic Process

  • Ten Elements of Poetry

  • Ten Elements of Fiction

  • Ten Elements of Creative NonFiction

  • Ten Elements of a Short Story

  • Fifteen Elements of Magazine Articles

  • Types of Structure

  • Tools

  • Leads

  • References for further study

ISBN: 9781896331966 | WMPub# 1141 | 5˝" x 8˝" | 16 page chapbook | $5.00 CDN


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