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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.
|Publication date:||25th September 2008|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Categories:||Creative writing & creative writing guides, Teaching skills & techniques,|
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.More About Graeme Harper