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***Immediate Fiction

A Complete Writing Course

by Jerry Cleaver

Reviewed July 7, 2003.
St. Martin’s Press, New York, 2002.  280 pages.

Here’s an excellent book on writing.  I began reading it at the same time as I took an online writing workshop. The two messages resonated together, talking about a character who wants something but is confronted with obstacles and then takes action.  These thoughts helped me come up with a new idea for a book. 

Jerry Cleaver gets down the essential elements of stories and helps you find and create them.  There’s good advice here for writers of fiction at any level. 

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