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The Writing Experiment : Strategies for innovative creative writing - Hazel Smith

The Writing Experiment

Strategies for innovative creative writing


Published: 20th December 2012
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This demystifying guide to creative writing shows that successful work arises not from talent or inspiration alone but from several stages of development within a systematic strategy. Recommending an exploratory approach to writing, this book offers practical exercises that bring exceptional creative writing within reach. Each chapter is illustrated with extensive examples of student work and published writing including fiction, poetry, plays, performance, and new media.

Part I: Introductory strategies. Playing with language, running with referents ; Genre as a movable feast ; Working out with structures ; Writing as recycling ; Narrative, narratology, power ; Dialoguing -- Part II: Advanced strategies. Postmodern f(r)ictions ; Postmodern poetry, avant-garde poetics ; The invert, the cross-dresser, the fictocritic ; Tongues, talk and technologies ; New media travels ; Mapping worlds, moving cities -- Conclusion: The ongoing editor.

ISBN: 9781741156027
ISBN-10: 1741156025
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 20th December 2012
Edition Number: 1