The Collective Book of Essays/Stories
In This Chapter
- Shared plot elements
- Scene and summarization similarities
- Shared use of background information and flashback
- Similarities in prosody
Whether you’re organizing a collection of fiction (stories) or nonfiction (essays) content for a book, you face many of the same challenges. What’s more, because every writer is unique in his or her knowledge, experience level, personality, writing ability, and the way they approach a project, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach that might work for you.
However, as with poetry collections (see Chapter 18), you can consider a few similarities in ...