Table of Contents for Novel Ideas : Contemporary Authors Share the Creative Process


Preface to the Second Edition vii
Writing a Novel
Introduction
3(4)
The Book in the Mind
7(8)
The Elements of Fiction
15(33)
Seeing It Through
48(8)
Revision
56(17)
The Interviews
Dorothy Allison
73(16)
Larry Brown
89(14)
Peter Cameron
103(12)
Michael Chabon
115(12)
Michael Cunningham
127(16)
Robb Forman Dew
143(18)
Richard Ford
161(14)
Ha Jin
175(8)
Patricia Henley
183(9)
Charles Johnson
192(9)
Wally Lamb
201(17)
Valerie Martin
218(13)
Jill McCorkle
231(13)
Sena Jeter Naslund
244(13)
Lewis Nordan
257(8)
Sheri Reynolds
265(11)
S. J. Rozan
276(14)
Jane Smiley
290(8)
Lee Smith
298(8)
Theodore Weesner
306(11)
Writing Exercises
317