The Art and Craft of Fiction has ratings and 12 reviews. Thomas said: This is one of the best primers on writing fiction I’ve read in a long while. S. Brief, practical, and wonderfully readable gives aspiring writers all they need-in under pages. Michael Kardos focuses on technique and presents fiction writing as a teachable (and learnable) art. With an organization built on methods and.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Adt and Craft of Fictionplease sign up. Be the first to ask a question about The Art and Craft of Fiction. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jun 08, Thomas rated it it was amazing. This is one of the best primers on writing fiction I’ve read in a long while. Slender, accessible, and packed with great stories and wise advice: For any beginning writer or any teacher of writing, I highly recommend this guide.
The Art and Craft of Fiction
Jul 15, Tyler McHaley rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Anyone who loves writing and wants to grow as a writer. Very informative, easy reading, but it gave plenty of information useful to both beginning and established writers. Jan 27, Regan rated it liked it. This is a text I’m mining for stuff to use in the Creative Writing class – frankly, it reads like a text and it’s dull.
Wait, kzrdos might not be fair, it was actually a relatively fast read and there’s some good stuff in the text, but it really does feel just like reading a text and nothing else. It’s not inspiring, it’s just a tool, and maybe xraft OK for a text.
But I’m not using a text and this? So I was able to mine a arh useful things and that will be good. I will admit that I did This is a text I’m mining for stuff to use in the Ctaft Writing class – frankly, it reads like a text and it’s dull.
I will admit that I didn’t love the inclusion of a set anthology although I oof why Kardos did it. At some crfat, probably because I knew I wasn’t going to use the book as a text, I just found myself irked by the incessant references to the anthology – using snippets of stories I had no intention of reading or using – which made it difficult to keep caring.
Meh, as an approach to a text it was fine, I just didn’t like it for my reading experience. Jul 15, Breanna Morgan rated it really liked it. Basic but not bad.
Mar 02, Kellyn Brooks rated it it was amazing.
This is a pretty good craft book. Where the reader might have trouble is that there are a ton of writing exercises. Best not to attempt them all. Also, the way in which the ficfion of fiction unfold throughout the book can get a little messy and unsystematic. I don’t blame the author.
Dec 17, Nick Nelson rated it really liked it. Excellent book for beginning writers! The way Kardos explains the art and craft of fiction is easy to understand and gives the reader insight on how to manipulate story lines and characters in a way that you want. I’ve only just started writing, but this book will be my guide into future endeavors. Nov 28, Pearse Anderson rated it really liked it Shelves: A crwft but informative guide with a lot of rules that I would’ve liked expanded on some more much like King’s guide.
The mini-anthology and the draw-ins to it was a really smart decisions that worked. Enough to talk about in class with Janet and others. Jan 21, Vicky Skinner rated it really liked it. I’ve read a lot of books on writing, and I think of all of them, this one might have been the easiest to understand. If you are coming into writing for the first time or are trying to get down to the basic of the craft, this book is the way to go, for sure.
Dec 02, McKenna rated it really liked it Shelves: Great resource for the writing tips that CAN be taught. At the end of the day, I still believe the definition of good writing is subjective, but Kardos gave me many things to consider when it comes to my writing, and I was very crafft with the guide all in all.
Feb 04, Sarah rated it really liked it.
The Art and Craft of Fiction by Michael Kardos
This is a great book for anyone pursuing writing, students and teachers both. The anthology is fantastic, the book is conversational and easy to read, and Kardos definitely knows what he’s talking about when it comes to the craft of fiction.
Feb 09, Randi rated it really liked it.
Excellent reference book for writers. Easy to read and understand. Grant Fontenot rated it liked it Jun 26, Ebony Fernandez rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Rebecca rated it really liked it Dec 29, Theressa rated kkardos really liked it Mar 10, Rita Ciresi rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Starr rated it really liked it Sep 13, Soda Boy rated it it was ok Feb 01, Keighlagh rated it really liked it Jan 12, Patricia Clark rated it it was amazing Mar 06, snd Sarah Talbot rated it really liked it Dec 03, Amber Morant rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Jeff rated it liked it May 09, Eliot Parulidae rated it really liked it Oct 13, Kasia rated it liked it Aug 18, Alcieta rated kardo liked it Sep 15, Kelsey rated it it was amazing May 02, Alexander Parmelee rated it really liked it Mar 14, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
He has a degree in music from Princeton University and xrt the drums professionally kf a nu Michael Kardos michaelkardos. He has a degree in music from Princeton University and played the drums professionally for a number of years before receiving his MFA from Ohio State and his Ph.
He currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi, where he co-directs the creative writing program at Mississippi State. Books by Michael Kardos. Trivia About The Art and Craft No trivia or quizzes yet.
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