The Writing of Fiction Author:Theodore Goodman Originally published as The Techniques of Fiction. This book is the distillation of the knowledge and experience gained over a long an brilliant teaching career. Through profound insight into the creative process and careful analysis of the techniques of fiction writing, Professor Goodman has produced a useful handbook for the aspiring writer th... more »at is also a sensitive guide to the understanding of fiction for the general reader. Witty, perceptive, original, this book explains and clarifies the how and why of fiction.
For thirty years, Professor "Teddy" Goodman taught creative writing at The City College of New York. Among the successful alumni of his courses are such well-known writers as Alfred Kazin, Gilbert Millstein, William Gibson, and Paddy Chayefsky.« less