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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The author gratefully acknowledges the kindness of all publishers concerned with the granting of permission to reprint excerpts from their works in this book. Every effort has been made to trace the copyright holders of excerpts appearing in this book, and the author and publisher apologize in advance for any unintentional omissions. We would be pleased to insert the appropriate acknowledgments in any subsequent edition of this book.

Pages 6-7, excerpt from The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros. Copyright © 1984 by Sandra Cisneros. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books.

Page 7, excerpt from "Vitamins," by Raymond Carver. Copyright © 1983 by Raymond Carver, in Cathedral. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books.

Page 20, excerpt from The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros. Copyright © 1984 by Sandra Cisneros. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books.

Page 20, excerpt from The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien. Copyright © 1990 by Tim O'Brien. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin.

Page 27, excerpt from Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loueship, Marriage, by Alice Munro. Copyright © 2001 by Alice Munro. Reprinted by permission of Alfred A. Knopf Publishers.

Pages 31-33, excerpt from The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros. Copyright © 1984 by Sandra Cisneros. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books.

Page 33, excerpt from "Where I'm Calling From," by Raymond Carver. Copyright © 1983 by Raymond Carver, in Cathedral. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books.

Page 39, excerpt from A Pagan Place, by Edna O'Brien. Copyright © 1984 by Edna O'Brien. Reprinted by permission of David Godwin Associates.

Pages 55-56, excerpt from Scenes of Clerical Life. Copyright © 1988 by George Eliot. Reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press.

Pages 56-67, excerpt from Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf. Copyright © 1990 by Virginia Woolf. Reprinted by permission of The Society of Authors as the Literary Representative of the Estate of Virginia Woolf.

Pages 57-58, excerpt from Invisible Cities, by Italo Calvino. Copyright © 1972 by Italo Calvino. Reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers.

Page 60, excerpt from "Under the Influence," by Scott Russell Sanders. Copyright © 1989 by Scott Russell Sanders. Reprinted by permission of Harper's Magazine. All rights reserved.

Page 61, excerpt from "How I Read September 11," by Vivian Gornick. Copyright © 2002 by Vivian Gornick, in 110 Stories: New York Writes after September 11. Reprinted by permission of New York University Press.

Pages 64-66, excerpt from "The 23rd Adagio," by Brenda Miller. Copyright © 1996 by Brenda Miller, in What There Is: The Crossroads Anthology. Reprinted by permission of Crossroads Urban Center.

Pages 75-79, excerpt from The Parable of the Sower. Copyright © 2000 by Octavia Butler. Reprinted by permission of Warner Books.

Pages 103-109, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge." Copyright © 1995 by Ambrose Bierce, in The Story and Its Writer. Reprinted by permission of St. Martin's Press.

Pages 109-123, "Paul's Case." Copyright © 1995 by Willa Cather, in The Story and Its Writer. Reprinted by permission of St. Martin's Press.

Pages 123-130, "The Monkey's Paw." Copyright © 1906 by W.W. Jacobs, in The Lady of the Barge, 6th Edition. Reprinted by permission of Harper and Row Publishers.

Pages 130-133, "Araby." Copyright © 1991 by James Joyce, in Dubliners. Reprinted by permission of Dover Publications.

Pages 134-144, "Three Hollows" by Terri Martin. Reprinted by permission of Terri Martin.

Pages 145-147, "Waiting Rooms" by Sandra Marsh. Reprinted by permission of Sandra Marsh.

Pages 147-152, "The Convent School of St. Jude" by Carol Cassidy. Reprinted by permission of Carol Cassidy.

Page 152, "Halloween Costumes" by Carol Cassidy. Reprinted by permission of Carol Cassidy.

INDEX

Agents, 100-101 Aim of short story, 48 Alternative models, 52-53 "An Occurrence at Owl Creek

Bridge," 103-109 A Pagan Place, 39 "Araby," 130-133 Authors, 49

Bachelard, Gaston, 16 Backstory, 35 Basic Terminology, viii Beattie, Ann, 23, 86 Better verbs, 29 Bierce, Ambrose, 103-109 Bradbury, Ray, 68 Breaking silence, 16-17 Brown, Rita Mae, 3 Buchanan, George, 50 Building blocks, 92 Burro way's inverted checkmark, 52 Butler, Octavia, 75-79

Cal vino, Italo, 58 Carlson, Ron, 17 Carver, Raymond, 6-7, 33, 43 Cassidy, Carol, 147-152 Cather, Willa, 109-123 "Chaos," 13

Characters in narrative, 23-24 Cisneros, Sandra, 6-7, 20,

31-33 Clichés, 12 Crichton, Michael, 83 Criticism, 89

"Darius and the Clouds," 26 Defining "story," 44

Demystifying structure, 54 Desire, 25-26 Detective fiction, 74 Dialogue, 28 Didion, Joan, 59 Differences in dialogue, 30-31

Eighteenth century novels,

54-55 Einstein, Albert, 10, 68 Eliot, George, 56 Enlivening sei fi characters, 72

Explore, 74 F

Fantasy, 69 Faulkner, William, 23 Fear, 92

Finding the truth, 16 First person, 37 Flashback, 35 Foils, 74

Foreshadowing, 35 Formula, 73 Forster, E. M., 50 Freewriting, vii-viii Freitag's pyramid, 51-52

Gordon, Karen Elizabeth, 11

Gornick, Vivian, 61

"Halloween Costumes," 152 Hate, 73-75 Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, 27 Hellman, Lillian, v Hemingway, Ernest, 3, 45

Horror, 69

"How I Read September 11," 61

Hugo, Richard, vi

Image, 5-6

Importance of language,

47-48 Intuition, 11 Invisible Cities, 57-58

Jacobs, W. W., 123-130 Journals, vi-vii, 97-98 Joyce, James, 45, 130-133

Kafka, Franz, 45 Keillor, Garrison, 93 Kingslover, Barbara, 96 King, Stephen, 36 Koestler, Arthur, v

Lardner, Ring, 96 LeGuin, Ursula, 15 L'Engle, Madeleine, 23 Literary magazines, 97-98 Llosa, Mario Vargas, 15 Logic, 11 Love, 73-75

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia, 45 Marsh, Sandra, 145-147 Martin, Terri, 134-145 Maugham, W. Somerset, 50 Metaphor, 9 Michaels, Leonard, 87 Miller, Brenda, 64-66 Modern novel, 56-57 Mrs. Dalloway, 56-57

Munro, Alice, 26-27 Music, 8 Mystery, 73-75

Nabokov, Vladimir, 83 Nietzsche, Friedrich, 10, 13 Nin, Anais, 59 Novel, 54-58

Oates, Joyce Carol, 83 O'Brien, Edna, 39 O'Brien, Tim, 20 O'Conner, Flannery, 43, 45 O'Hara, Catherine, 3 O'Keefe, James, 45 Oliver, Mary, 3 Openings, 44-45 Orlen, Steve, 87

Parable of the Sower, 75-79 "Paul's Case," 109-123 Personal experience, 60-62 Personal response, 63 Perspective, 37 Physical space, 35 Possibilities, 88 Postmodernism, 57-58 Precision of observation, 62

Reading hints, 93-94 Rejection, 100 Rewriting, 14

Rewriting hints, 84-85 Robots, 71 Romance, 73-75

Sanders, Scott Russell, 59, 60

Scenes of a Clerical Life,

55-56 Science fiction, 68-69 Second person, 39 Sensual detail, 5 Settle, Mary Lee, 88 Shaw, Irwin, 90 Shift perspective, 87 Short story, 47 Significance of events, 63 Simile, 9 Smell, 8

"Smuggling," 29 Sound, 6-8 Space for writing, 4-5 Speculative fiction, 68-69 Stegner, Wallace, v, 11 Storyboards, 53 Submission guidelines, 98-99 Subtext, 35

Suspension of belief, 70-71 T

Taste, 8

"The Body," 36-37 "The Convent School of St.

Jude," 147-152 The House on Mango Street, 6-7, 20, 31-33

"The Monkey's Paw," 123-130 The Things They Carried, 20

The Triggering Town, vi "The 23rd Adagio," 64-66 Third person, 38 "Three Hollows," 134-145 Titles, 49

Truth of lying, 17 Twain, Mark, 10

Under the Influence, 60 V

Value of storytelling, 43 Victorian novels, 55-56 Visualizing characters, 25

"Waiting Rooms," 145-147 Wander the Internet, 97 What if...?, 72 What makes a good story, 44 Where I'm Calling From, 7, 33

Wiesel, Elie, 90 Wolff, Tobias, 45 Women in romance writing, 73

Woolf, Virginia, 45, 56-57 Writing as work, 91 Writing from borrowed experience, 18

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