The Portable Mfa in Creative Writing: improve your craft with the core essentials taught to MFA students

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/13/2006
  • Publisher: F & W Media Inc

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Have you always wanted to get an MFA, but couldn't because of the cost, time commitment, or admission requirements? Well now you can fulfill that dream without having to devote tons of money or time. The Portable MFA gives you all of the essential information you would learn in an MFA program in one book. Covering fiction, memoirs, personal essays, magazine articles, poetry, and playwriting, this book provides you with: Inspiration and tips on revision, stamina, and productivity, Clear instruction on the craft behind the art, Detailed reading lists to expand your literary horizons, Exercises to improve your writing endeavors. By heeding the advice in The Portable MFA, you will gain the wisdom and experience of some of today's greatest teachers, all for the price of a book.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The MFA vs. the Portable MFA 1(10)
Tim Tomlinson
Tim Tomlinson
Personal Essay and Memoir
Peter Bricklebank
Magazine Writing
Charles Salzberg
Rita Gabis
Charlie Schulman
Appendix 272(7)
Tim Tomlinson
Charlie Schulman
Index 279

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