The Holy Book of Literary Craft

 

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Dark Matters, What Lies Beneath
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Prolegomena

What Editors Want

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Structure and Technique
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Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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The Tao of Reading
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How to Read

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The Way of the Novel
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How to Write a Novel

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Building Sentences
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The Sentence

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Appendix

Browse all posts categorized under Craft & Technique.

Student stories based on Douglas Glover’s structure exercise. You can find the exercise in his book Attack of the Copula Spiders.

Student essays based on a list essay prompt and Leonard Michaels’s story “In the Fifties.” Read the Melissa Matthewson introduction for an explanation.

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