This is the inspirational resource for tutors, students and other creative writing professionals, now in a new edition. 54 chapters cover the three central pillars of writing creatively: theories of creativity, the craft of writing and creative writing as a business. With contributions from over 50 experts - poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars - from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia, this is the essential guide to writing, and getting published, in the English-speaking world. New for this edition: chapters: on 'indie publishing', 'social media', 'flash fiction', 'song lyrics and poetry', 'creative critical hybrids', 'collaboration in the theatre', Inclusion of additional genres and activities; chapters updated to reflect changes in teaching, copyright & earning a living as a writer; and, updated Glossary of Terms.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 951 g
Dimensions: 244 x 172 mm
"'An invaluable guide for anyone thinking of teaching creative writing, at any level... It's really nice to come across a book that's so thoughtfully organized, so thorough, entertaining and just plain useful'. (Catherine Smith, The New Writer)"