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The Basic Formulas of Fiction

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Hardcover, 146 pages
Published December 28th 1977 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published December 1977)
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Phillip
Mar 07, 2012 Phillip rated it it was amazing
Shelves: writing, literature
This book is both a sleeper and also an important book for explaining the craft of writing fiction. I say it is a sleeper because it is easy to dismiss because of the chatty conservative religious voice that it has due to its 1944 origin.

The meat of the book is a metaphor the author uses (view spoiler)
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