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ERIC Number: ED102581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 6
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Reference Count: 0
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The Almost Story.
McDonald, Walter R.
This paper describes the almost story as a story that overwhelms the author but does not wholly come across to the reader. It is a story that simultaneously excites and disappoints, intrigues and frustrates. Several teaching suggestions for helping students turn an almost story into a story are given, including encouraging students to experiment with character, to refeel the vision of the story, and to carefully revise the plot of the story. (TS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the meeting of the Texas Association of Creative Writing Teachers (Southern Methodist University, April 1974)