Ron Carlson Writes A Story
[from the First Glimmer of An Idea to the Final Sentence]Book - 2007
Ron Carlson has been praised as a master of the short story. In this essay, he gives a rare insight into a veteran writer's process by inviting the reader to watch over his shoulder as he creates the short story The Governor's Ball. This is the story of a story, and it offers practical advice for creating a great story, from the first glimmer of an idea to the final sentence. Carlson urges the writer to refuse outside distractions and attend to the pleasures of an unfolding story.
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2007.
Branch Call Number: 813 CAR C
Characteristics: 112 p. ; 22 cm.