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The Resource The Jane Austen Writers' Club : inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist, Rebecca Smith ; illustrations by Sarah J Coleman

The Jane Austen Writers' Club : inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist, Rebecca Smith ; illustrations by Sarah J Coleman

Label
The Jane Austen Writers' Club : inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist
Title
The Jane Austen Writers' Club
Title remainder
inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Smith ; illustrations by Sarah J Coleman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Pretty much anything anyone needs to know about writing can be learned from Jane Austen. While creative writing manuals tend to use examples from twentieth- and twenty-first-century writers, The Jane Austen Writers' Club is the first to look at the methods and devices used by the world's most beloved novelist. Austen was a creator of immortal characters and a pioneer in her use of language and point of view; her advice continues to be relevant two centuries after her death. Here Rebecca Smith examines the major aspects of writing fiction--plotting, characterization, openings and endings, dialogue, settings, and writing methods--sharing the advice Austen gave in letters to her aspiring novelist nieces and nephew, and providing many and varied exercises for writers to try, using examples from Austen's work, "--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Rebecca
Dewey number
808.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PN145
  • PR4038.T4
LC item number
  • .S55 2016
  • .S65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Coleman, Sarah
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Romance fiction, English
  • Fiction
  • Authorship
Label
The Jane Austen Writers' Club : inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist, Rebecca Smith ; illustrations by Sarah J Coleman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plan of a novel : planning, plotting and getting started -- 'Intricate characters are the most amusing' : creating and developing your characters -- Building the village of your story : creating and utilizing your setting -- A fine pair of eyes : point of view -- Light, bright and sparkling : writing dialogue -- Secrets and suspense : Jane Austen's recipe and method for a suspenseful novel -- In Jane Austen's pocket : techniques and devices of the great author -- 'And what is fifty miles of good road?' : making use of journeys (and staying at home) in your work -- 'You know how interesting the purchase of a sponge-cake is to me' : using food and meals in your writing -- Joints of mutton and doses of rhubarb : about the writing life, not food
Control code
1676534
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 336 pages
Isbn
9781632865885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1676534
  • (OCoLC)933590218
Label
The Jane Austen Writers' Club : inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist, Rebecca Smith ; illustrations by Sarah J Coleman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Plan of a novel : planning, plotting and getting started -- 'Intricate characters are the most amusing' : creating and developing your characters -- Building the village of your story : creating and utilizing your setting -- A fine pair of eyes : point of view -- Light, bright and sparkling : writing dialogue -- Secrets and suspense : Jane Austen's recipe and method for a suspenseful novel -- In Jane Austen's pocket : techniques and devices of the great author -- 'And what is fifty miles of good road?' : making use of journeys (and staying at home) in your work -- 'You know how interesting the purchase of a sponge-cake is to me' : using food and meals in your writing -- Joints of mutton and doses of rhubarb : about the writing life, not food
Control code
1676534
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 336 pages
Isbn
9781632865885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1676534
  • (OCoLC)933590218

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