The Art of the Novel - Salt Guides for Readers and Writers (Paperback)Nicholas Royle (editor), Jenn Ashworth (author of contributions), Tom Bromley (author of contributions), Sarah Butler (author of contributions), A. J. Dalton (author of contributions), Stella Duffy (author of contributions), Kerry Hudson (author of contributions), Toby Litt (author of contributions), Livi Michael (author of contributions), James Miller (author of contributions)
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How do you write a novel?
Practising novelists and teachers of creative writing reveal their working methods and offer practical advice. Subjects covered range from magic realism to characterisation, surrealism to historical fiction, via perspective, plot twists and avoiding being boring, among many others.
This book is for
creative writing students
writers and readers of novels
teachers of creative writing
With contributions from Leone Ross, Tom Bromley, Jenn Ashworth, AJ Dalton, Nikesh Shukla, Stella Duffy, Mark Morris, Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle, Alice Thompson, Kerry Hudson, Toby Litt, Livi Michael, Joe Stretch, James Miller, Sarah Butler, Will Wiles, Graeme Shimmin
Eighteen specially commissioned essays
Creative writing exercises
Lists of recommended novels
Publisher: Salt Publishing
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 384 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm
Some pairings can be relied upon - literature and life, Steptoe and Son, Lennon and McCartney, Nicholas Royle and a good anthology.-- Andrew O'Hagan
Royle's (excellent) taste means that little explosions of weirdness or transcendence often erupt amid much well-observed everyday life.-- Boyd Tonkin * The Independent *
The tips are all good, the exercises useful, and the recommended books will give you quite a reading list!-- Graeme Shimmin
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