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Who created it? Moore, Dinty W., 1955- author.
What's it called? The story cure : a book doctor's pain-free guide to finishing your novel or memoir / Dinty W. Moore.
Who published it? California ; New York : Ten Speed Press, [2017]
Edition info! First edition.
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Location Call No. Status
 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  808.3 Moo  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 181 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Helpful notes! Includes index.
What's it about? "Creative writing professor Dinty W. Moore prescribes remedies for the most common stumbling blocks novelists and memoirists encounter when embarking on their writing project"-- Provided by publisher.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-170) and index.
What's in it? Introduction: Notes from a book doctor -- Part I: Cures -- The story cure: diagnosing problems of the heart -- Your first breath: where story begins -- Prescription for healthy prose: character, dialogue, and setting -- The lifeblood test: scene and sensory detail -- A visit with the throat and eye doctors: voice and point of view -- The strong skeleton: plot and structure -- Part II: Checkups -- Keeping fit: moving from first draft to fifteenth draft -- An apple a day: healthy habits for any writer -- The Book Doctor's final illegible scribbles.
Helpful subjects! Fiction -- Authorship.
Fiction -- Technique.
Autobiography -- Authorship.
Creative writing.
Fiction. -- Authorship.
Fiction. -- Technique.
Related To Online version: Moore, Dinty W., 1955- Story cure. Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2017 9780399578816 (DLC) 2016055182.
Special numbers! 9780399578809 (paperback)
0399578803 (paperback)
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