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WRITING:ELEMENTS OF FICTION-- 
SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library   Revised November 10, 2000

 

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  • Novel
  • Story
  • Literature
  • English Language
  • Authorship
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT FICTION

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book,1990 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.7
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999
    Klein, Marcus. "Fiction".v. 7 .

    FICTION WRITING  BROWSING GUIDE:  808'S
    See our guides ,Finding Your Way in the Library, and  Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Fiction Fiction--Technique Fiction--Authorship.  Plot-your own stories
    Creative writing. Crime writing--Fiction Radio plays--Technique  Young adult fiction--Authorship. 
    Crime--Research.  English language--Rhetoric.  Narration (Rhetoric) Literature--Stories, plots, etc
    Graphic novels Science fiction. Short stories, American. Children's stories--Authorship.
    Short stories Description (Rhetoric)  Authors and publishers. Children's stories--Technique
    Dialogue Literature--Collections. Radio authorship Narration (Rhetoric) 
    Book proposals.  Plots (Drama, novel, etc.) Literature--Dictionaries. Children's stories--Authorship
    Television authorship.  Motion picture authorship.  Motion picture authorship.  Authorship--Juvenile literature.
    Detective and mystery stories--Authorship
    Characters and characteristics in literature.
    Literature--History and criticism
    Fiction--History and criticism. 

    SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    Cyclopedia of literary characters. REF 803 M194 1963 
    The Writer's handbook. REF 803 M194 1963 
    Writers Inc., a Student Handbook for Writing and.... Ref. 808.02 K32 2001

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
    As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

    SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    The realities of fiction, a book about writing 808.3 H163
    Of worlds beyond; the science of science fiction writing. A symposium 808.3876 O31 1965
    Writing suspense and mystery fiction 808.3872 W956
    On creative writing. -- 808.042 O58
    Forms of modern fiction; essays collected in honor of Joseph Warren Beach, 808.3 M665
    The craft of fiction. 808.3 L927 1957
    How to write a story. - 808.3 P698 
    Story writing 808.31 M676 1962
    The order of fiction, an introduction 809.3 B655 
    Writing mysteries for young people  808.3872 N736

    INTERNET RESOURCES

    Writing Basics Vandergrift's Writing Resources
    Put it in black and white The Top Ten Plotting Problems
    The Fiction Writer's Page Fiction Writing
    Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Home Page Self-Editing
    Writer's Digest: Your Online Guide to Getting Published The Write Resource -- Books, Publishing and Writing
    Style,Grammar,and Usage(from Put it inBlackand white) Editing and Proofing
    101 Best Sites for Writers (Writers Digest) Childrens Writing Resource  Center

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