Creating Literary Stories: A Fiction Writer’s Guide by William H Coles is an informative guide for both beginners and seasoned writers who want to learn more about how to write engaging fiction. It is divided into two sections. The first section examines aspects of fiction writing such as character development, creation of dialogue, selecting the appropriate point of view for your story and other features. In the second section, the book delves into the foundational aspects of writing a literary fiction story that can stand the test of time. Definitions of applicable terms are also included at the beginning as well as examples that explain the points.
The writing in Creating Literary Stories: A Fiction Writer’s Guide by William H Coles is accessible to a wide range of readers, regardless of their experience. The illustrations it contains help clarify the points raised in the book. Sections are clearly labeled and explained. The work is short but explores many aspects of fiction writing. Most importantly, the ideas suggested can be easily applied by any writer in their work. As I am working on my first novel, I found many insightful guidelines on creating an appealing and captivating story that I can implement in my work. The works of renowned authors are also studied to analyze the features that make their writing stand out. Creating Literary Stories: A Fiction Writer’s Guide by William H Coles is an enlightening guide for any reader who wants to develop their fiction writing skills.