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Creative writing & creative writing guides books

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Utopias and the Environment by Geoffrey Berry Utopias and the Environment

Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of 'dreaming', or re-visioning, known as the 'utopian imaginary' takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Writing for Bliss A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life by Diana Raab Writing for Bliss A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/09/2017

102 Haiku Journal 17 Syllables to Say It All by Lisa Markuson, Daniel Zaltsman, Erick Szentmiklosy 102 Haiku Journal 17 Syllables to Say It All
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A creative twist on self-reflection, this journal guides you through the process of writing 102 haiku inspired by your own life and the world around you.
Format: Notebook / blank book - Released: 01/09/2017

How To Write Diverse Characters by Lucy V. Hay How To Write Diverse Characters


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Being a Writer Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World's Greatest Authors by Travis Elborough Being a Writer Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World's Greatest Authors

Being a Writer is an inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world's greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

I Should Be Writing A Writer's Workshop by Mur Lafferty I Should Be Writing A Writer's Workshop

I Should Be Writing is a writer's workshop in a journal, full of sage advice, helpful strategies for overcoming writer's block, writing exercises, and more!
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

What Are You Laughing At? How to Write Humor for Screenplays, Stories, and More by Brad Schreiber, Chris Vogler What Are You Laughing At? How to Write Humor for Screenplays, Stories, and More
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? People have forgotten how to be funny, says Chris Vogler in his foreword to What Are You Laughing at? Luckily, experienced and award-winning humor writer Brad Schreiber is here to remind us all how it's done. If laughter is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Real CSI A Forensics Handbook for Crime Writers by Kate Bendelow The Real CSI A Forensics Handbook for Crime Writers

Who is allowed access to a crime scene? What happens when a body is discovered? Will a blood transfusion alter DNA? How can the distribution of gunshot residue inform your plot? The Real CSI - A Forensic Handbook for Crime...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

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Critical-Creative Writing Readings and Resources by Michelene Wandor Critical-Creative Writing Readings and Resources

Providing a historical, literary and theoretical resource for creative writing students and their teachers, this title offers grounding for critical commentaries and provides material for workshop use and clarification of the critical process itself.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Telling Stories The Craft of Narrative and the Writing Life by Lee Martin Telling Stories The Craft of Narrative and the Writing Life

A prolific and award-winning writer, Lee Martin has put pen to paper to offer his wisdom, honed during thirty years of teaching the oh-so-elusive art of writing. Telling Stories is intended for anyone interested in thinking more about the elements...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Clinging to the Iceberg Writing for a Living on the Stage and in Hollywood by Ron Hutchinson Clinging to the Iceberg Writing for a Living on the Stage and in Hollywood

A readable and enjoyable guide to writing and a writing career from award-winning screenwriter Ron Hutchinson, based on anecdotes and real experiences from throughout his impressive 40 year career, with stories about many famous films and people, including Tom Cruise,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum by Janelle Adsit Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum

The creative writing workshop has existed since the early part of the 20th century, but does it adequately serve the students who come to it today? While the workshop is often thought of as a form of student-centered pedagogy, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Joy of Mindful Writing Notes to inspire creative awareness by Joy Kenward The Joy of Mindful Writing Notes to inspire creative awareness

Receive truly enlightening insight into the rich potential of conscious creativity and mindfulness as you lose track to time while writing. ?
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

We Need to Talk A New Method for Evaluating Poetry by Michael Theune, Bob Broad We Need to Talk A New Method for Evaluating Poetry
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We evaluate poems constantly: as workshop leaders, competition judges and journal editors. But how do we judge the success of verse in these contexts? The authors propose an innovative method by which anyone involved in the assessment of poetry can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Changing Creative Writing in America Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities by Graeme Harper Changing Creative Writing in America Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities

In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine Creative Writing in American Higher Education. Considering Creative Writing teaching, learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical strengths and weaknesses. Most of all it explores the possibilities for the future of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Changing Creative Writing in America Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities by Graeme Harper Changing Creative Writing in America Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities

In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine Creative Writing in American Higher Education. Considering Creative Writing teaching, learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical strengths and weaknesses. Most of all it explores the possibilities for the future of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Imaginative Argument A Practical Manifesto for Writers by Frank L. Cioffi The Imaginative Argument A Practical Manifesto for Writers

More than merely a writing text, The Imaginative Argument offers writers instruction on how to use their imaginations to improve their prose. Cioffi shows writers how they can enliven argument--the organizing rubric of all persuasive writing--by drawing on emotion, soul,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Artist's Way Morning Pages Journal A Companion Volume to The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron The Artist's Way Morning Pages Journal A Companion Volume to The Artist's Way

In the classic The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron outlined the practice of Morning Pages as one of the key practices for unlocking and developing creativity. This daily writing, coupled with the twelve-week programme outlined in The Artist's Way, will help...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Right to Write An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life by Julia Cameron The Right to Write An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life

In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles creativity. This book is about using writing to bring clarity and passion to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

A Straightforward Guide To The Crime Writers Casebook by Stephen Wade A Straightforward Guide To The Crime Writers Casebook


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Inspiration for Writers by Emily Darcy Inspiration for Writers

`Look into thy heart and write.' Philip Sidney Uncover a wealth of inspiring words in this rousing little book. Filled with the wit and wisdom of some of the world's most renowned authors, it's sure to spark your creativity and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

How to Write Like a Bestselling Author Secrets of Success from 50 of the World's Greatest Writers by Tony Rossiter How to Write Like a Bestselling Author Secrets of Success from 50 of the World's Greatest Writers

Illuminating the best-known works of 50 celebrated authors, writing coach Tony Rossiter shows you how they achieved their phenomenal success. He explains how each author began writing, and examines their style, techniques and routine for creative insights. If you want...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

642 Lists to Write by 642 Lists to Write

Capturing the quirky essence of 642, this new installment in the bestselling series provides list-lovers and creative writers with oodles of fun and inspiration.
Format: Notebook / blank book - Released: 01/08/2017

The Secret Letters Project A Journal for Reflection, Growth, and Transformation Through the Art of Letter Writing by Juliet Madison The Secret Letters Project A Journal for Reflection, Growth, and Transformation Through the Art of Letter Writing


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

How to Write A Short Story (And Think About It) by Robert Graham How to Write A Short Story (And Think About It)

Packed with wisdom about the art of fiction, filled with writing exercises, and stressing the importance of reading and reflecting on your own work, this book will equip you with a portfolio of key fiction-writing skills - whether you are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

How to Write A Short Story (And Think About It) by Robert Graham How to Write A Short Story (And Think About It)

Whether you are a student or an experienced author, this book will teach you how to write short stories - and reflect on the creative processes involved.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018 by Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018

This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. Foreword to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

A Writer's Craft Multi-Genre Creative Writing by Kendall Dunkelberg A Writer's Craft Multi-Genre Creative Writing

This introductory creative writing text uses a unique, multi-genre approach to provide students with a broad-based knowledge of their craft, treating them as professional writers. Beginning by discussing elements common to all genres, this book underscores the importance of learning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Your Story How to Write It So Others Will Want to Read It by Joanne Fedler Your Story How to Write It So Others Will Want to Read It

This book will teach you to value your life story and write it for the benefit of others. You will learn to develop trust, build confidence and find your creative triggers. The author's techniques for lifewriting developed over a decade...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

The Bestseller Code by Matthew Jockers, Jodie Archer The Bestseller Code
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'If you're someone who dreams of penning a bestseller, read this book' The Week'What if the success of E.L.James and Dan Brown was not so random? What if there were an algorithm that could pick out the bestseller DNA concealed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

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