Immediate Fiction has ratings and 69 reviews. Laura said: Lacking any legitimate sources of editing wisdom for writers of fiction, I found this book. Immediate Fiction covers the entire process of writing including manuscript With insightful tips and advice, Jerry Cleaver helps writers manage doubts, fears, . Read our review of Immediate Fiction by author Jerry Cleaver.

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Immediate Fiction by Jerry Cleaver

Cleaver reminded me that the writing class I learned the most from, in my university days, was actually a playwriting course.

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I needed to have someone justify my awful writings for me. It wasn’t to my taste, however. Published in various magazines and a ghostwriter for several books, Cleaver jerry in Chicago, Illinois with his wife. May 06, Nate rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: View all 4 comments.

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Immediate Fiction

There are plenty more out there besides this one, and this one could be tighter. Quotes from Immediate Fiction You can only control what you leave on the page. Lou W Stanek PhD.

Open Preview See a Problem? Telling stories, self-expression, the ability to interact with the world, can be the very things that defines the lines between creative and crazy. With insightful tips and advice, Jerry Cleaver helps writers manage doubts, fears, blocks, and panic all while helping to develop their writing in minutes a day. I enjoyed this book a lot more than I thought I would. I actually attended a couple of his Writers’ Loft sessions and really enjoyed them.

But what really irks me is that even though Cleaver acknowledges that there’s no one right way to write, he dismisses ideas and methods that he disagrees with.

Isn’t vanity a bad thing? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Here are a few lines I liked: Overall, I found Jerry Cleaver’s straightforward guide to be extremely helpful and I recommend its tips for both beginning and advanced writers. Martin’s Griffin first published Anyway, I found the book worth reading. I can say I like some of his ideas and plan to try some of his methods to keep myself motivated to write every single day.


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I respect authors that engage with material that contradicts what they think, and has a conversation with those authors. I don’t think a writer should throw away everything if it doesn’t exactly match “the plan. The Power of the Transformational Arc. Plot in a nutshell. Jun 14, Ashley Lauren rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 14, Matt rated it it was amazing.

The Creative Writing Coursebook. I also immediatee someone can break some of these rules and write a great book. A great jump-start when you don’t know how to start or get back into writing stories.

Script Analysis and Rehearsal Techniques.

Both have helped tremendously. Mar 15, Harriet rated it it was ok Shelves: Paperbackpages.