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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Cleaaver also has a plan to fit writing into a busy schedule on a consistent basis–through five minute increments a day. I, personally, have really enjoyed some books that have scenes that are just fun and games. I don’t think a writer should throw away everything if it doesn’t exactly match “the plan.
If Cleaver taught at a medical school, I imagine his advice to students would be something akin to, “Forget all that stuff people told you about curing diseases and treating injuries. Refresh and try again.
I’m reasonably well versed in the basics and was looking for more inspirational writing. If you’re the kind of person looking for for a craft book that offers some depth as well as a way to advance your skills and understanding, then I’d recommend looking elsewhere.
It’s a good philosophy, but maybe a little too encompassing. How to Grow a Novel. View all 4 comments. There’s some filler that is useful when you’re reading for the first time, but tiresome when you’re not.
Immediate Fiction by Jerry Cleaver
I do make it a point to go back and reread it every few years. Aug 19, M. And not as mean as I thought in However, I don’t think this is the end all book. I’ll be coming back to it regularly as I write.
Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. I could go on, but I won’t. I enjoyed this book a lot more than I thought I would.
Account Options Sign in. I look forward to reading it again, because I’m pretty sure it’s one of those books that you find something new jerrh whenever you read it. Some people have to outline the whole damn thing before they start writing.
Then again, there seems to be a difference between bragging and telling stories. I grabbed a copy from my local library to check out the supposed no-nonsense approach, and guess what? Jul 07, Diane Holcomb rated it it was amazing. His argument is that you don’t need great talent or genius to get published. The author immedixte to isolation experimentswhere people were sealed in sensor-sterilized chambers, and they can’t hear anything or feel the tips of their fingers or even feel the weight of their own bodies under the pressure of gravity.
Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Made every piece of abstract advice I’ve heard over the years make sense; in a clear and concise way! Immediate Fiction by Jerry Cleaver is a writing book I respect half-way.
We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Apr 10, William rated it liked it Shelves: Overall, Immediate Fiction has some great, true things to say to give people a kick start and get them back on track, too.
Jerry is master writing teacher, and makes it easy for everyone to clfaver, and tells you what you need to start writing now. Jun 14, Ashley Lauren rated it liked it Shelves: I highly recommend this book to all writers regardless of genre. Trivia About Immediate Fiction Even if it never turns into a book, imediate a shiny dime. Provided a lot of simple breakdowns for how to write, instead of focusing on things that have little to do with the actual craft of telling a story.
I can say I like some of his ideas and plan to try some of his methods to keep myself motivated to write every single day. Covering the entire process from story building to manuscript preparation and marketing, Jerry Cleaver shows the novice and experienced writer how to start writing and how to get immediate results.
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Anyway, I found the book worth reading. Feb 01, Ken Lozito rated it it was amazing. How to Write a Mystery. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. You can be a fuction and do just fine as long as you follow the elements of craft.