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A Creative Writing Handbook

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Developing dramatic technique, individual style and voice

An inspiring range of approaches to enrich your writing skills. Packed with stimulating writing exercises, numerous quotes and over 30 extracts from literature across a wide variety of genres, the book can be followed as a complete course or dipped into throughout.
Author(s)
Derek Neale, Bill Greenwell & Linda Anderson
Published Date
28 January 2009
ISBN
9781408109410
Format
Paperback
Price
£19.99

Overview

An inspiring range of approaches to enrich your writing skills.
Packed with stimulating writing exercises, numerous quotes and over 30
extracts from literature across a wide variety of genres, the book can be followed as a complete course or dipped into throughout. Accessibly written by three published writers and experienced teachers from leading creative writing institutions, this is a rich sourcebook of techniques 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 not academic propositions: they are translations from experience and practice" David Morley, Professor in Creative Writing, Warwick University