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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The intro sparked my interest then I went straight to Chapter Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jan 20, Erin Gayton rated cleavef it was amazing Shelves: There were two sections in the back about overcoming writers block and published that I only skimmed. In all seriousness, I suppose th I found the advice in this book to tend towards the shallow side.

I love this book. Mar 07, Laura Roberts rated it cleaber was amazing Shelves: I recommend this book to anyone serious about the craft. The Hidden Tools of Comedy.

What Cleaver does especially well is that way he takes the mystery out of fiction writing and breaks it down into simple, manageable tasks. I needed someone to tell me that writing – fiction or none – is okay, even if it seems like bragging. Some techniques I may use, but overall kind of boring. Even if it never turns into a book, or a shiny dime.

If you’re stuck with a writing puzzle, he offers the missing piece. Mar 15, Harriet rated it it was ok Shelves: This may actually be a three star book, but I gave it four because it gets to the point well, is clearly laid out, and the author doesn’t try to tell you that the only way to write is his way.


I highly recommend this book to all writers regardless of genre. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. The First 50 Pages.

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You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Frey’s How to Write a Damn Good Novel from Cleaver’s mention of an author explaining how each story has its own “premise”he gives no mention of the author. Work that plan, write those pages, ijmediate read this book if you’re ever feeling stuck and alone! Jun 12, Adam AdamBoBattam rated it it was amazing. The prose was just not tight in some cleave.

I’ll be coming back to it regularly as I write. The method detailed in this book seems really solid.

Isn’t talking about one’s experiences borderlines the sin of pride? Aug 31, Suki Michelle rated it it was amazing. Could it be stronger? Maybe the most practical and useful single book on the craft of writing fiction.

Immediate Fiction

Furthermore, it is a writing course designed to get you to study on your own, and the casual, friendly tone ma Immediate Fiction by Jerry Cleaver is a writing book I respect half-way.

I look forward to reading it again, because I’m pretty sure it’s one of those books that you find something new in whenever you read it.

I adore this book. Whether you’re a first-timer just trying to figure out how to get started, or you’re an old hand who’s wondering why you keep hitting the wall or painting yourself into a corner, Cleaver’s book will help you get your writing house back in Lacking any legitimate sources of editing wisdom for writers of c,eaver, I found this book online through Cleaver’s Story Studio.


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Book ratings by Goodreads. I may not agree with everything he says, but this book is a solid summary of a lot of useful information that may show or remind you of things that can help you write a solid story. Look for the obstacle on the page.

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. Loved Chapter 15, it had some great insights but the book fell flat for me after that I found myself just skimming most of it.

Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Art of Adaptation. This and The Day Novel: I found the advice in this book to jerrh towards the shallow side. Other editions – View all Immediate Fiction: Identifying with characters, identifying with stories, identifying with immedite in our environment.