Stephen Minot's THREE GENRES gives students a thorough introduction to poetry, fiction, and drama writing and addresses the dynamics of the creative process while providing a nontechnical analysis of each genre. Each genre section is self-contained, features complete works as examples, and provides advice on how to begin writing creatively in the genre. The advice given is practical, and Minot encourages students to work on their own. NEW to the Seventh Edition: Troubleshooting Guide--topics that often give students trouble are arranged alphabetically with page references for easy access. A chapter on Dialogue in Fiction THREE GENRES encourages students to find their own voices as writers.Minot, Stephen is the author of 'Three Genres' with ISBN 9780139184673 and ISBN 0139184678.