A Creative Writing Handbook: Developing dramatic technique, individual style and voice (Paperback)
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A Creative Writing Handbook: Developing dramatic technique, individual style and voice (Paperback)

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Paperback 428 Pages
Published: 28/01/2009
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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 stylesin-depth introductions to stage, radio and film writinginsights into the way different genres interact and how to adapt stories for performanceadvice 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

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408109410
Number of pages: 428
Weight: 1014 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm


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'The teaching of the book works by reproducing extracts of successful published material, examining how and why it works, and giving exercises that will help you improve your own style by using the lessons from these examples' Writing Magazine 'Provides a valuable course in how to think about the art and craft of writing.' Writers Services (December 2009)

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