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Get Started In Creative Writing : Teach Yourself  - Stephen May

Get Started In Creative Writing

Teach Yourself

Paperback

Published: 1st June 2011
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Get Started in Creative Writing is an indispensible guide to unlocking your creativity, finding your voice and choosing a genre of writing that suits you best, whether fiction or non-fiction, short stories or novels, children's books or travel writing. It features guidelines for do's and don'ts along with suggestions for crafting a distinctive style.With tips from some of the best-known writers of fiction and non-fiction, you will receive loads of helpful advice to enable you get your own work published.

About The Author

Stephen May is a playwright and novelist and holds an MA in creative writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. He is Director of the Ted Hughes Arvon Centre at Lumb Bank where he has programmed and organised courses attended by over 2000 different writers.

A how-to book for beginners that does not talk down to its audience"...plenty of excellent advice"...equips the beginner to tackel a wide range of markets -- - Writing Magazine An ideal handbook for anyone new to the diverse world of creative writing...an essential read for the apprentice -- - The New Writer ...the ideal practical handbook for any aspiring author -- - Zing Review

INTRODUCTION 1. SO YOU WANT TO WRITE GETTING STARTED -- THE PRACTICAL WAY 2 -- FINDING YOUR VOICE 3 -- HOW TO WRITE A SHORT STORY 4 -- HOW TO WRITE A POEM 5 -- SPOKEN WORD AND PERFORMANCE POETRY 6 -- HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL 7 -- WRITING FOR CHILDREN 8 -- WRITING FOR YOUNG ADULTS 9 -- WRITING SCIENCE FICTION 10 -- WRITING A GRAPHIC NOVEL 11 -- WRITING CREATIVE NON-FICTION 12 -- WRITING FROM LIFE 13 -- WRITING FROM HISTORY 14 -- TRAVEL WRITING 15 -- JOURNALISM: WRITING AN ARTICLE 16 -- WRITING FOR TELEVISION 17-- WRITING PLAYS 18 WRITING SCREENPLAYS 19 WRITING FOR THE INTERNET 20 -- THE POWER AND ART OF EDITING AND REVISING 21 -- FINDING AN AGENT OR GO DIRECT? 22 GETTING POETRY READY FOR PUBLISHERS 23 GETTING FICTION AND NON-FICTION READY FOR PUBLISHERS 24 -- SUBMITTING A PLAY 25 SUBMITTING FOR TV AND RADIO 26 -- SUBMITTING JOURNALISM 27 WRITER SUPPORT NETWORKS

ISBN: 9781444103182
ISBN-10: 1444103180
Series: Teach Yourself Creative Writing
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st June 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1