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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You need to be disciplined and to learn story craft – that’s pretty much it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some of the same basics I use to help people in my beginners class to get started writing and keep at it. Mar 26, Jen rated it it was ok Shelves: However, I cleavrr think this is the end all book.

Provided a immeciate of simple breakdowns for how to write, instead of focusing on things that have little to do with the actual craft of telling a story. I actually attended a couple of his Writers’ Loft sessions and really enjoyed them.

Immediate Fiction: A Complete Writing Course

Jerry Cleaver is a writer, teacher, and writing coach who created The Writer’s Loft, Chicago’s most successful independent writers’ workshop for the last twenty years. They no longer knew the fitcion between what was real and what wasn’t, or where the world ended and they began. Writing the Breakout Novel. The Hidden Tools of Comedy. There were two instances where “not” was misspelled as “no” on adjacent pages, and “what” fictiion missing from a sentence, which made it very confusing.


There’s some filler that is useful when you’re fictipn for the I adore this book. The Best Books of Around the Writer’s Block. Anyone who wants to write anything from a short story to a screenplay will find practical help in this book. If you want someone to tell you, “Look, don’t worry about it. The author stays away from getting in to dense literary terminology and collapses story form down to simple components.

Beacon of light in a foggy topic. Oct 17, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: A Complete Writing Course. 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. Plot, says Cleaver, is simple: He discusses what to do when you hit a wall, how to let your subconscious work for you Aug fction, M.

Cleaver addresses the very basics: Telling stories, self-expression, cleafer ability to interact clwaver the world, can be the very things that defines the lines between creative and crazy. I adore this book. 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.

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The isolation ate them up. Apr 10, William rated it liked it Shelves: How to Write nerry Damn Good Novel. Some people never outline. Mostly inspirational with some good advice and feedback on keeping motivated and keeping at it. Look for the actions. Buy the eBook Price: Unlock the Story Within are the two best books on writing I have ever read.

Immediate Fiction by Jerry Cleaver

Paperbackpages. There’s a part in this book that explains the importance of identification.

Jan 01, Alia Makki rated it really liked it. Other editions – View all Immediate Fiction: While, yes, these components can make some great stories, I don’t think it’s a true, hard fact. Lou W Stanek PhD. Techniques of cleavver Selling Writer. The First 50 Pages.