The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook

The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook

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This step-by-step, practical guide to the process of creative writing provides readers with a comprehensive course in its art and skill. With genre-based chapters, such as life writing, novels and short stories, poetry, fiction for children and screenwriting, it is an indispensable guide to writing successfully. The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook: *shows new writers how to get started and suggests useful writing habits *encourages experimentation and creativity *stimulates critical awareness through discussion of literary theory and a wide range of illustrative texts *approaches writing as a skill, as well as an art form *is packed with individual and group exercises *offers invaluable tips on the revision and editing processes. Featuring practical suggestions for developing and improving your writing, The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook is an ideal course text for students and an invaluable guide to self-study.The piece by Eric Jackson is a good example of writing as discovery. Personal narratives often occur in clusters round basic themes. In the extracts I have included examples of writing about memory, travel, and collective narratives.

Title:The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook
Author:Paul Mills
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2006


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