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Composing voices a cycle of dramatic monologues by Pack, Robert

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Published by Lost Horse Press in Sandpoint, Idaho .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dramatic monologues.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Pack.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A28 C66 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3401668M
ISBN 100976211408
LC Control Number2005016316
OCLC/WorldCa60605207

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  The collaborative project of the editorial staff of Writer's Digest Books, Writing Voice: The Complete Guide to Creating a Presence on the Page and Engaging Readers is an effective compendium of instruction and advice drawn from best-selling authors and instructors like Donal Maass, Adair Lara, Paula Munier, Dinty W. Moore, James Scott Bell Reviews: “Voice like the music of rills.” ~ William Cullen Bryant “Voice soft and cool as a prison yard.” ~ Joseph Wambaugh “Voice was like hollow wind in a cave.” ~ Ossian “Voice, as pure and sweet as if from heaven.” ~ Aubrey De Vere “Voice, cruel as a new knife.” ~ George Garrett.   The perspectives of children, teachers and professional writers are often absent in the pedagogy of writing. Highly Commended for the UKLA Academic Book Award , Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers responds to such silent voices and offers a text which not only stretches across primary and secondary practice, but also gives expression to these voices, making a new and Cited by:   On writing is the same but, instead of voice changes (supported by nonverbal language), you use punctuation, wording; you polish your syntax When you communicate through writing, you create “special effects”. The way each element of your writing connects is what gives you a unique voice. How you say things is as much important as what.

A beautiful book which will be very valuable for people hearing voices. --Professor Marius Romme (Co-founder, Hearing Voices Movement) One of the most sensitively thought-through pieces of writing on voice hearing. This book will, I am sure, affect many people in a positive way. --Ron Coleman (former national co-ordinator, Hearing Voices Network)Reviews: The following books demonstrate the power of voice in writing, as they represent a variety of voices — from bossy and obnoxious to kind and gentle. You will find the books on this list helpful when teaching lessons about voice, a very important trait often found in good writing. Books for Reading With Students. Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman.   We here at Blue Crow Publishing express a preference for #OwnVoices books on our Submissions page. Own voices, only, please. “Own voices” means that if you are writing a main character who is part of marginalized group, you are part of that marginalized you are writing a trans* main character, you are a trans* person. The perspectives of children, teachers and professional writers are often absent in the pedagogy of writing. Highly Commended for the UKLA Academic Book Award , Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers responds to such silent voices and offers a text which not only stretches across primary and secondary practice, but also gives expression to these voices, making a new and.