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The Resource DIY MFA : write with focus, read with purpose, build your community, Gabriela Pereira ; [foreword by Jacquelyn Mitchard

DIY MFA : write with focus, read with purpose, build your community, Gabriela Pereira ; [foreword by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Label
DIY MFA : write with focus, read with purpose, build your community
Title
DIY MFA
Title remainder
write with focus, read with purpose, build your community
Statement of responsibility
Gabriela Pereira ; [foreword by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Pereira, Gabriela
Dewey number
808.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2369
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mitchard, Jacquelyn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative writing
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • Creative writing
Label
DIY MFA : write with focus, read with purpose, build your community, Gabriela Pereira ; [foreword by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Note; Dedication; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Contents; Foreword; Orientation; Chapter 1: Discover the DIY MFA Mind-Set; What Is DIY MFA?; The DIY MFA Mind-Set; Chapter 2: Customize Your Learning; Myth 1: You Need an MFA to Teach Writing; Myth 2: The MFA Is a Shortcut to Getting Published; Myth 3: An MFA Program Will Force You to Make Writing a Priority; Genre Writing in MFA Programs; Should You Pursue an MFA?; How DIY MFA Works; Chapter 3: Set Goals and Start Strong; Road Trip!; Hit the Road; Write with Focus; Chapter 4: Motivate Yourself; Reality Check
  • Effective Writing HabitsChapter 5: Fail Better; The Secret About Failure; Chapter 6: Generate Ideas on Demand; Creative Myths; Generate Ideas; Chapter 7: Outline Your Book Like a Boss; Scene Cards; Mind Maps; Story Sketch; Story Map; Mood Boards; Chapter 8: Create Compelling Characters; Create a Cast of Characters; Chapter 9: Bring Those Characters to Life; The "TADA!" Method for Showing Character; The Character Compass; What Does Your Character Want?; Chapter 10: Begin at the Beginning; Act One: The Beginning; Decision One: The Point of No Return; Chapter 11: Muddle Through the Middle
  • Story ArchetypesAct Two: The Middle; Chapter 12: Arrive at the End; Decision Two: The Dark Night of the Soul; Act Three: The End; Chapter 13: Give Your Story a Voice; How to Look at Voice; How to Hone Your Voice; Chapter 14: Choose Your Point of View; Choosing a Point of View; Chapter 15: Weave Your Story's World; The Role of Exposition; Techniques for Brilliant Description; World-Building; Chapter 16: Deliver Dazzling Dialogue; The Nine Nos of Dialogue; Perfect Your Punctuation; Chapter 17: Revise in Layers; Draft Zero; The Revision Pyramid; Read with Purpose; Chapter 18: Be a Reader First
  • Why You Should Read with PurposeThe Essentials; Build Your Reading List; Chapter 19: Read Like a Writer; Let's Start with the Basics; Reading Like a Revolutionary; Where Do We Go from Here?; Chapter 20: Build Your Expertise; Why You Should Respond to What You Read; Short Responses to Individual Works; Build Your Own Literature Anthology; Long Responses to a Body of Literature; Maintaining Balance; Build Your Community; Chapter 21: Establish Your Circle of Trust; Writing Friends: Your Circle of Trust; Chapter 22: Work That Workshop; What Type of Feedback Is Right for You?
  • What to Look for in a Critique CommunityDifferent Types of Critique; Giving and Receiving Critique; Chapter 23: Craft Your Author Identity; Author Identity; The Power of Zero; Chapter 24: Develop Your Home Base; Build Your Home Base; Chapter 25: Know Your Reader; Your Ideal Reader; Reader Archetypes; Chapter 26: Network Like a Pro; Writing Conferences and Events; Chapter 27: Submit Your Work; Guest Blogging; Literary Magazines; Publishing a Book; Commencement
Control code
952931947
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781599639369
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952931947
Label
DIY MFA : write with focus, read with purpose, build your community, Gabriela Pereira ; [foreword by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Note; Dedication; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Contents; Foreword; Orientation; Chapter 1: Discover the DIY MFA Mind-Set; What Is DIY MFA?; The DIY MFA Mind-Set; Chapter 2: Customize Your Learning; Myth 1: You Need an MFA to Teach Writing; Myth 2: The MFA Is a Shortcut to Getting Published; Myth 3: An MFA Program Will Force You to Make Writing a Priority; Genre Writing in MFA Programs; Should You Pursue an MFA?; How DIY MFA Works; Chapter 3: Set Goals and Start Strong; Road Trip!; Hit the Road; Write with Focus; Chapter 4: Motivate Yourself; Reality Check
  • Effective Writing HabitsChapter 5: Fail Better; The Secret About Failure; Chapter 6: Generate Ideas on Demand; Creative Myths; Generate Ideas; Chapter 7: Outline Your Book Like a Boss; Scene Cards; Mind Maps; Story Sketch; Story Map; Mood Boards; Chapter 8: Create Compelling Characters; Create a Cast of Characters; Chapter 9: Bring Those Characters to Life; The "TADA!" Method for Showing Character; The Character Compass; What Does Your Character Want?; Chapter 10: Begin at the Beginning; Act One: The Beginning; Decision One: The Point of No Return; Chapter 11: Muddle Through the Middle
  • Story ArchetypesAct Two: The Middle; Chapter 12: Arrive at the End; Decision Two: The Dark Night of the Soul; Act Three: The End; Chapter 13: Give Your Story a Voice; How to Look at Voice; How to Hone Your Voice; Chapter 14: Choose Your Point of View; Choosing a Point of View; Chapter 15: Weave Your Story's World; The Role of Exposition; Techniques for Brilliant Description; World-Building; Chapter 16: Deliver Dazzling Dialogue; The Nine Nos of Dialogue; Perfect Your Punctuation; Chapter 17: Revise in Layers; Draft Zero; The Revision Pyramid; Read with Purpose; Chapter 18: Be a Reader First
  • Why You Should Read with PurposeThe Essentials; Build Your Reading List; Chapter 19: Read Like a Writer; Let's Start with the Basics; Reading Like a Revolutionary; Where Do We Go from Here?; Chapter 20: Build Your Expertise; Why You Should Respond to What You Read; Short Responses to Individual Works; Build Your Own Literature Anthology; Long Responses to a Body of Literature; Maintaining Balance; Build Your Community; Chapter 21: Establish Your Circle of Trust; Writing Friends: Your Circle of Trust; Chapter 22: Work That Workshop; What Type of Feedback Is Right for You?
  • What to Look for in a Critique CommunityDifferent Types of Critique; Giving and Receiving Critique; Chapter 23: Craft Your Author Identity; Author Identity; The Power of Zero; Chapter 24: Develop Your Home Base; Build Your Home Base; Chapter 25: Know Your Reader; Your Ideal Reader; Reader Archetypes; Chapter 26: Network Like a Pro; Writing Conferences and Events; Chapter 27: Submit Your Work; Guest Blogging; Literary Magazines; Publishing a Book; Commencement
Control code
952931947
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781599639369
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ee206ace-efa2-479b-9e4d-4ffe25cec025
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952931947

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