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Creative Writing Guidebook - Graeme Harper

Creative Writing Guidebook


Published: 8th October 2008
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"Graeme Harper is quite possibly the best person in the country to edit this book" -Richard Kerridge, Bath Spa University College, UK
The Creative Writing Guidebook is the key text for learning creative writing. Packed full of useful advice, exercises and readings, it sets out an informative and inspiring introduction to writing creatively. Taking a practical, workshop approach to creative writing, this comprehensive guidebook includes: introductions to genres of writing, including the novel, poetry, screenwriting, new media and non-fiction; workshop exercises suitable for each genre; a wide-range of examples and suggestions for further reading and discussions of cross-genre issues such as point of view, character, setting and voice.

Written by internationally renowned experts, this is the definitive textbook on creative writing for students.

Contributors include: Catherine Dent, Ken Dancyge, Adrianne Finlay, Graeme Harper, Gill James, Jeri Kroll, Oliver Mayer, Graham Mort, William S. Penn, Hazel Smith, and Silas Zobal

"'Graeme Harper is quite possibly the best person in the country to edit this book. Richard Keridge, Bath Spa University College, UK"

Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction, Graeme Harper (University of Portsmouth, UK); I. The Workshops; Short Fiction Works, Catherine Dent and Silas Zobal; Poetry Workshop, Jeri Kroll (Flinders University, Australia); Novel Workshop, Graeme Harper (University of Portsmouth, UK); Playwriting Workshop, Oliver Mayer; Scriptwriting Workshop, Ken Dancyger; Radio Writing Workshop, Graham Mort; New Media Workshop, Hazel Smith; Creative Non-Fiction Workshop, William S Penn; Writing for Children Workshop, Gill James; II. Across the Workshops; Structure, Style, Theme, Adrianne Finlay; Voice, Form, Point of View, Graeme Harper (University of Portsmouth, UK); Author biographies; Bibliography; Index.

ISBN: 9780826494290
ISBN-10: 0826494293
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 8th October 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.1  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1