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Telling the Tale: The African-American Fiction Writer's Guide
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425170543, Mass Market Paperback)Finally, a writing guide for the African-American writer that's as inspiring as it is instructive.
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
Includes exercises, worksheets, examples, and step-by-step instructions, as well as inspiring advice
Telling the Tale also includes helpful exercises, worksheets, and tips to show African-American writers how to perfect their craft.
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