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The 3 A.M. Epiphany

Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Ficition


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The 3 A.M. Epiphany
Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction
by Brian Kiteley
Writer's Digest Books, 2005
ISBN 1-58297-351-2
$15.99 paperback, 272 pages

About the Book
If you write, you know what it’s like. Insight and creativity—the desire to push the boundaries of your writing—strike when you least expect it. And you’re often in no position to act: in the shower, driving the kids to school…in the middle of the night.

The 3 A.M. Epiphany offers more than 200 intriguing writing exercises designed to help you think, write, and revise like never before—without having to wait for creative inspiration. Brian Kiteley, noted author and director of the University of Denver creative writing program, has crafted and refined these exercises through years of teaching experience.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Transform staid and stale writing patterns into exciting experiments in fiction
  • Shed the anxieties that keep you from reaching your full potential as a writer
  • Craft unique ideas by combining personal experience with unrestricted imagination
  • Examine and overcome all of your fiction writing concerns, from getting started to writer’s block

Open the book, select an exercise, and give it a try. It’s just what you need to craft refreshing new fiction, discover bold new insights, and explore what it means to be a writer.

It’s never too early to start—not even 3 A.M.

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