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Creative Writing Demystified : The Demystified Series - Sheila Bender

Creative Writing Demystified

The Demystified Series

Paperback Published: 10th January 2011
ISBN: 9780071736992
Number Of Pages: 256

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Whether for high school, college or pleasure creative writing, you need to know the basic elements of the craft. Creative Writing DeMYSTiFieD gives you helpful suggestions for evaluating your work for freshness and originality and offers scores of exercises, techniques, samples and websites to access more. The book introduces you to general creative writing terms and craft as well as genre specific terms and craft elements.
Creative Writing DeMYSTiFieD lets you work at your own pace and provides:
-An overview of the creative writing field today and its history
-Insights from top writers in the creative writing subgenres
-Exercises by professionals in all the subgenres
-Answers to questions creative writers have
-Resources for revising and finishing your work

Preface: Clearing the Fog, Savoring the Mystery
Introduction: About Creative Writing
On What Beginning Feels Like
What is Creative Writing
Building Your Creative Writing Muscle
What are the Elements of Good Creative Writing
Receiving and Using First Reader Response to Work-in-Progress
Exercises to Build Your "Good Writing" Muscles
What is Poetry
Why Do People Write Poetry
The Three Main Subgenres of Poetry: Lyric, Narrative, and Prose
A Few More Contemporary Poetry Subgenres: Language, Performance, Cowboy Poetry
Practice for Writing Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
What is Creative Nonfiction
Why Do People Write Creative Nonfiction
Creative Nonfiction Subgenres
Practice for Writing Creative Nonfiction
What is Fiction
Why do People Write Fiction
Literary Versus Genre Fiction - What Do the Labels Mean
Fiction Subgenres
Practice for Writing Fiction
Epilogue: A Juncture! More Travel Ahead!
Contributors' Notes
About the Author
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ISBN: 9780071736992
ISBN-10: 0071736999
Series: Demystified
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 10th January 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 18.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1