Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer (Ed. Bret Anthony Johnston)

I read this book seeking exercises I could use in the Creative Writing course I teach. If you want exercises, it's an okay book. A few of them seem compelling enough to try. I'm not much for exercises, except when teaching, and I got the book for free, which is the best way to get it. To be honest, I expected something a lot more substantial from a guy who is the director of the creative writing program at Harvard.

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