Creative Writing Guidebook

by Graeme Harper

Creative Writing Guidebook Synopsis

Creative writing is a popular subject area which is growing rapidly. With a wealth of excellent international contributors in genre specific and cross-genre chapters this book sets out an informative and inspiring introduction to writing creatively. The Creative Writing Guidebook is the key text for learning creative writing. Packed full of useful advice, exercises and readings, it sets out an informative and inspiring introduction to writing creatively. Taking a practical, workshop approach to creative writing, this comprehensive guidebook includes introductions to genres of writing, including the novel, poetry, screenwriting, new media and non-fiction. It also includes workshop exercises suitable for each genre; a wide-range of examples and suggestions for further reading and discussions of cross-genre issues such as point of view, character, setting and voice.Written by internationally renowned experts, this is the definitive textbook on creative writing for students.

Creative Writing Guidebook Press Reviews

'Graeme Harper is quite possibly the best person in the country to edit this book. Richard Keridge, Bath Spa University College, UK

Book Information

ISBN: 9780826494283
Publication date: 25th September 2008
Author: Graeme Harper
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Creative writing & creative writing guides, Teaching skills & techniques,

About Graeme Harper

Professor Graeme Harper is Professor of Creative Writing and Director of the National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries at Bangor University, UK. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal New Writing: the International Journal for the practice and Theory of Creative Writing and inaugural Chair of the Higher Education Steering Group for Creative Writing.

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