Creating Short Fiction Setting & Symbolism

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Clarion Workshop

Damon Knight and his wife Kate Wilhelm taught short-story writing at the Clarion Workshop for over thirty years.

Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon, is where Damon Knight and his wife, Kate, make their home.

Who, What, When and Where

Who, what, when, why and where and five essential elements that must be included at the beginning of a successful story.

Four Stages of a Writer's Development

Four stages that a successful writer must traverse are: Learning to See; learning to hear, learning to remember and learning to feel.

The Quadrangle

The quadrangle of elements necessary in a story idea are: Character, setting, situation and emotion.

Theme of Story

The theme of a story is the over-all message of the story.

Plot

A plot is a series of imaginary events designed to create interest and anticipation in the reader.

Story

A story is a device that captures the...

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