Writing With A Reader In Mind | Communicating With An Audience | Book Readings • Writers' Confessions

Writing With A Reader In Mind | Communicating With An Audience | Book Readings • Writers Confessions

Release date:

2006

Running time:

24 minutes

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No

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Part of the Writers' Confessions series

Alan Hollinghurst needs to allow himself a certain "insulation" from other's expectations. Ian Rankin keeps his audience in the forefront and tries to write for a guy like he was in his 20s. Joan Barfoot is continually amazed by how much of their own experience readers bring to a work. These and other authors examine the connection to their audience⎯throughout the writing process and in their face-to-face encounters at public readings.

Titles included in this series:
Childhood | Young Writer | Adulthood
Education/Mentors | My First Book | Critics/Reviews
Choosing To Be a Writer | After Success | Business and Money
Autobiography/Biography | Writing to Explore and Find Meaning | Dreams, Emotion and the Subconscious
Writing: Heaven & Hell | Writer's Block | Angst and Rejection
Solitude and Other Writers | Home and Family | The Reader
Fame | The Making of a Book: Agents, Cover and Tours | Book Readings
Writing Life Alternatives | Diversions | "I Can't Not Write"
Writer? | What "Normal" People Think of Writers | Writers on Writers
Writing as a Job | Writing Methods | Forms of Writing
The Writing Environment | An Office of My Own | "Style": An Approach to Writing
Self-Discipline | Research | Editing
Land and the Word | Spirituality of Writing | Motives and Aspirations
Finding the Voice | Re-Write, Re-Write, Re-Write, Re-Write | Editors
A Writer's Mentality | The Physical Act of Writing | The Writer's Struggle
Where Do All the Ideas Come From | Using Real Life to Make Fiction | Intuition vs. Intellect

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