Curious Attractions: Essays on Fiction Writing

Debra Spark
Published in 2005
by University of Michigan Press

​In this collection of nine essays, ​Debra Spark delves into the elements of craft that make for effective and resonant storytelling, sharing personal anecdotes and humorous observations along the way. Spark brings critical insights and engaging candor to key issues integral to fiction writing such as emotion, style and voice, the origins of creative inspiration, beginnings and endings, and relevance to contemporary world issues.