The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling

Charles Johnson
Published in 2016
by Scribner

The National Book Award-winning author of Middle Passage (Atheneum, 1990), who for more than three decades has taught and mentored students in the art and craft of writing at the University of Washington in Seattle, offers practical yet inspiring lessons—on word choice; sentence structure; narrative voice; and the mechanics of scene, dialogue, and plot—in this essential guide for anyone with a story to tell.