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Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft, 4th Edition. Janet Burroway, Florida State University. © | Pearson. Share this page. Janet Burroway offers an introduction to creative writing, covering the four genres : creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and drama. She investigates a specific. Available in: Paperback. Written by best-selling author Janet Burroway, Imaginative Writing — an introduction to creative writing &mdash.

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Aside from that quote, I realized poetry gave us a chance to explore other workshop methods. We’ve just begun theSpring semester, and this is my first term teaching this title by Burroway whose book, “Writing Fiction” I’ve often used imaginatiive a class by the same title. Janet Burroway’s bestselling Imaginative Writng: No trivia or quizzes yet. They had the basic storytelling skills down from writing CNF, imagginative were getting comfortable with concepts like “show don’t tell,” and “adverbs pave the road to hell,” and the best transition is no transition, which meant they were ready to branch out, and start making shit up.

The reading selections which I didn’t read all of were sometimes brilliant, other This was a rhe good creative writing textbook in that it helped start some good discussions. You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. As always, Burroway does a brroway job teaching the nuts and bolts of good writing, and her own writing is clear and clean and interesting.


The Elements of Craft, 4th Edition. A good overview of all four genres. See any of the following pages for a complete listing of packages available: So I also augmented a lot there–giving them Pf Carver to read, and Flannery O’Connor, as well as other writers not included in Imaginative Writing.

Dec 08, Shawney Hilpert rated it really liked it. Incarnations of Burned Children. The exercises are very useful and the explanations of the various categories are detailed and useful wrihing well.

Dec 12, Riley K. Make notes in your journal.

For my Intro to Creative Writing course. Worry about saying things as clearly, precisely, and vividly as you can. This is a great textbook for use in creative writing workshops. All in all, this is a wonderfully comprehensive text which can be used at both the introductory and advanced levels in teaching creative writing. Sometimes it’s a little hard to see the relevance to the theme of chapter, but as someone who mostly stays away from modern fiction this was a lovely sampling.

Trivia About Imaginative Writi Generate, rapidly, a list of metaphors for some central object in a piece you want to develop. Well, I didn’t read all tye chapters but I read most of it and we’re done using the book in class.


Line Editing Glossary Credits Index. I wasn’t sure about a textbook for the craft.

Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft

It’s weakness is that it covers four different genres. They were all good examples, though. I didn’t always agree with certain terms or theories in the books, but it was a good miaginative for a general writing class that needs to cover a lot of ground in a short period of time. This is a must-read for all serious writers.

Imaginative Writing: The Elements of Craft by Janet Burroway

This text was the best tool I purchased for a Creative Writing course at our local college. It’s an easy enough textbook to follow, and the professor did a good job quizzing us on the things that elemenhs. Her Writing Fiction is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and a multi-genre textbook, Imaginative Writingappeared in