A creative writing handbook

A creative writing handbook

: Developing dramatic technique, individual style and voice

by edited by Derek Neale
28th January, 2009

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An inspiring range of approaches to enrich your writing skills.Packed with stimulating writing exercises, numerous quotes and over 30extracts from literature across a wide variety of genres, the book canbe followed as a complete course or dipped into throughout. Accessiblywritten by three published writers and experienced teachers fromleading creative writing institutions, this is a rich sourcebook oftechniques containing:

  • challenging writing exercises to expand the writer's technique and 'voice'
  • innovative ways of developing fiction and poetry styles
  • in-depth introductions to stage, radio and film writing
  • insights into the way different genres interact and how to adapt stories for performance
  • advice on layout and professional presentation of work

What is beguiling about the writing is the style - these are notacademic propositions: they are translations from experience andpractice David Morley, Professor in Creative Writing, Warwick University

Details & Specs

Author: Derek Neale Open University

Publisher: A. & C. Black Publishers

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781408109410

Publication Date: 28th January, 2009

Pages: 415

Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21 mm

Notes: ill.

Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days

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