Story Starters: A Workbook for Writers

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Sometimes the hardest part about being a writer is committing the first words to paper. This workbook, created by a New York Times bestselling novelist and veteran writing teacher, will banish writer's block, spark your imagination, and provide endless opportunities to make stories out of thin air. Arranged in a daily progression to help you get the most out of your writing practice, the 50 exercises in this workbook are the result of more than a decade of teaching. Craft-based exercises, free-flow exercises, and ten-minute prompts lead up to a series of imaginative flash fiction assignments. A Halfway There Self-Assessment helps your recognize your strengths and identify your subject. Whether you want to punch up your dialogue, explore dramatic tension, mine your life for material, find your voice, or craft a story for publication, this workbook will help you meet your writing goals. Includes roomy pages for writing and inspiring quotes on the writing life.

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Michelle Richmond is the author of four books of fiction, including the New York Times bestseller The Year of Fog and the award-winning story collection The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress. She has taught in the MFA programs in creative writing at the University of San Francisco, California College of the Arts, St. Mary's College of Moraga, and Bowling Green State University. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Miami, where she was a James Michener Fellow. A native of Alabama, she makes her home in Northern California.

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