Curious attractions essays on writing by Debra Spark

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor, MI .

Written in English

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StatementDebra Spark.
LC ClassificationsPN
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
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Open LibraryOL22628504M
ISBN 100472068970

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Curious Attractions: Essays on Fiction Writing is a book about what makes fiction work. In nine entertaining and instructive essays, novelist and master teacher Debra Spark pursues key questions that face both aspiring and accomplished writers, including: How does a writer find inspiration?5/5(2).

Curious Attractions: Essays on Fiction Writing is a book about what makes fiction work. In nine entertaining and instructive essays, novelist and master teacher Debra Spark pursues key questions that face both aspiring and accomplished writers, including: How does a writer find inspiration?/5(3).

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Curious Attractions is a welcome addition to a writer's library, and a choice well worth considering as a Curious attractions book for any university fiction-writing course or seminar." —Ralph Culver, Foreword "Spark is so adept at avoiding the typical pitfalls of this genre, she could write a book about writing a book on fiction writing.

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