Table of Contents

From the book: The Art of the Short Story with Charcoal Drawing

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Source Books 2

Charcoal Drawings 3

Choosing Stories 5

Main Lesson Activities/ A Typical Main Lesson 8

The Elements of the Short Story 9

Descriptive Setting 10

Descriptive Settings and Atmosphere 13

Character Description 20

Developing Character Voice 23

Plot Development 25

Some Common Plots 27

An Example of Plot Development 31

Literary Technique 34

Examples of Foreshadowing and Symbols in "Flight" 35

Beginnings and Endings 37

Guidelines for the Second Draft 40

Bibliography 45

Included in the this book are lessons for teaching charcoal drawing