The Creative Writing Coursebook

The Creative Writing Coursebook
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 212
ISBN 9781509829330
Rating 3/5 from 1 reviews
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A fully updated comprehensive guide for improving and practicing your creative writing, including contributions from Ali Smith and Kit de Waal The Creative Writing Coursebook, edited by Julia Bell and Paul Magrs, takes aspiring writers through three stages of essential practice: Gathering – getting started, learning how to keep notes, making observations and using memory; Shaping – looking at structure, point of view, character and setting; and Finishing – being your own critic, joining workshops and finding publishers. Fully updated and including a foreword by Marina Warner and contributions from forty-four authors such as Kit de Waal and Amy Liptrot, this is the perfect book for people who are just starting to write as well as for those who want some help honing work already completed. Filled with a wealth of exercises and activities, it will inspire budding writers to develop and hone their skills. Whether writing for publication, in a group or just for pleasure this comprehensive guide is for anyone who is ready to put pen to paper.

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The Creative Writing Coursebook
  • Author : Julia Bell,Paul Magrs
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28

A fully updated comprehensive guide for improving and practicing your creative writing, including contributions from Ali Smith and Kit de Waal The Creative Writing Coursebook, edited by Julia Bell and Paul Magrs, takes aspiring writers through three stages of essential practice: Gathering – getting started, learning how to keep notes, making

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Creative Writing For Dummies
  • Author : Maggie Hamand
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-18

Do you have an idea that you’re burning to get down on paper? Do you want to document your travels to far-flung places, or write a few stanzas of poetry? Whether you dream of being a novelist, a travel writer, a poet, a playwright or a columnist, Creative Writing

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Doing Creative Writing
  • Author : Steve May
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-10-08

Are you beginning a creative writing course? Or thinking about taking one? Doing Creative Writing is the ideal guide to what you should expect, what will be expected of you and how you can get the most from your course. It clearly and concisely outlines: the contexts for creative writing

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The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Author : David Morley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-05-10

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Creative Writing and the New Humanities
  • Author : Paul Dawson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005

This polemic account provides a fresh perspective on the importance of Creative Writing to the emergence of the 'new humanities' and makes a major contribution to current debates about the role of the writer as public intellectual.

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Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies
  • Author : Maggie Hamand
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-09-11

Turn your inspiration into a story with clear, expertguidance Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies is a step-by-stepcreative writing course designed to hone your craft, regardless ofability. Written by the founder of the Complete Creative WritingCourse at London's Groucho Club, this activity-based guide walksyou through the process of developing and writing

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Writing Creative Writing
  • Author : Rishma Dunlop,Daniel Scott Tysdal,Priscila Uppal
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2018-05-05

Essential and engaging essays about the joys and challenges of creative writing and teaching creative writing by a host of Canada’s leading writers. Writing Creative Writing is filled with thoughtful and entertaining essays on the joys and challenges of creative writing, the complexities of the creative writing classroom, the

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A Year of Creative Writing Prompts
  • Author : Love in Ink
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-10-08

Instantly Ignite Your Imagination with Over 900 Unique Writing Prompts! Writers know that good writing is dependent on unique, interesting ideas. Kick your imagination into gear with this collection of hand-picked, hand-crafted, explosively creative writing prompts! With hundreds of prompts in every genre included in this book, you are sure to

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The Art of Creative Writing
  • Author : Lajos Egri
  • Publisher : Citadel Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-29

“One of the few truly helpful books on fiction writing.” —Chicago Tribune Go beyond Stephen King’s On Writing to master the fundamentals of great storytelling with this foundational guide that reveals the essential elements of what makes the best fiction. The Art of Creative Writing is a timeless testament

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Thinking Creative Writing
  • Author : Graeme Harper
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30

Thinking Creative Writing explores the many ways in which creative writing can be critically considered, and understood, as well as the teaching and learning of creative writing. Featuring thematic ideas and practice-orientated thoughts, such as those related to the value of distraction when undertaking creative work, the book also presents

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The Psychology of Creative Writing
  • Author : Scott Barry Kaufman,James C. Kaufman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-29

The Psychology of Creative Writing takes a scholarly, psychological look at multiple aspects of creative writing, including the creative writer as a person, the text itself, the creative process, the writer's development, the link between creative writing and mental illness, the personality traits of comedy and screen writers, and how

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Teaching Creative Writing in Asia
  • Author : Darryl Whetter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-08-26

This book examines the dynamic landscape of creative educations in Asia, exploring the intersection of post-coloniality, translation, and creative educations in one of the world’s most relevant testing grounds for STEM versus STEAM educational debates. Several essays attend to one of today’s most pressing issues in Creative Writing

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Critical Approaches to Creative Writing
  • Author : Graeme Harper
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-03

What is creative writing? In Critical Approaches to Creative Writing, Graeme Harper draws on both creative and critical knowledge to look at what creative writing is, and how it can be better understood. Harper explores how to critically consider creative writing in progress, while also tutoring the reader on how

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The Everything Creative Writing Book
  • Author : Wendy Burt-thomas
  • Publisher : Everything
  • Release Date : 2010-06-18

Many people can write. But writing well enough to get published takes hours of practice, the ability to take criticism, and expert advice. Filled with stories and tips from published authors, this easy-to-use guide teaches you the basics of the writing craft. Whether you want to create poems or plays,

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Rip the Page
  • Author : Karen Benke
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27

Here are the ideas, experiments, and inspiration to unfold your imagination and get your writing to flow off the page! This is the everything-you-need guide to spark new poems and unstick old stories, including lists of big, small, gross-out, and favorite words; adventurous and zany prompts to leap from; dares

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