The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction
Sometimes our best ideas come when we least expect them—like at 3 o'clock in the morning … or in the shower … or when you're driving to work. You get the picture—lots of ideas and no time or excess time and a dry well of ideas.
Brian Kiteley comes to the rescue with more than 200 intriguing writing exercises designed to help you think, write, and revise anywhere, anytime. As a 15 year veteran author and director of the University of Denver's creative writing program, Brian has crafted and refined these exercises to be original, interesting, and filled with enough intrigue to get your creative ideas sparked and into story format. You'll learn how to:
- Transform stale writing patterns into exciting experiments in fiction.
- Shed anxieties that keep you from reaching your full writing potential.
- Craft unique ideas by combining personal experiences with unrestricted imagination.
- Examine and overcome all your fiction writing concerns, from getting started to overcoming writer's block and everything in between.
Discovering how good your writing can be is as simple as opening this book and selecting an exercise to try. It's just what you need to add zest and originality to your fiction writing.
- Publisher Writer's Digest Books
- Date available: 02/02/2010
- Publication date: 08/01/2005
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Meet the Author: Brian Kiteley
Brian Kiteley is director of the creative writing program at the University of Denver (one of the very few schools to offer a PhD in creative writing) where he teaches writing workshops to both undergrads and grads. He has published two novels and his work has been published in Best American Short Stories.