This step-by-step, practical guide to the process of creative writing provides readers with a comprehensive course in its art and skill. With genre-based chapters, such as life writing, novels and short stories, poetry, and screenwriting, it is an indispensable guide to writing successfully.
"The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook":
*shows new writers how to get started
*encourages experimentation and creativity
*stimulates critical awareness through discussion of literary theory and a wide range of illustrative texts
*approaches writing as a skill, as well as an art form
*is packed with individual and group exercises
*offers invaluable tips on style, sentence structure, punctuation and vocabulary.
Featuring practical suggestions for developing and improving your writing, as well as information on courses, resources and getting published, "The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook" is an ideal course text for students and an invaluable guide to self-study.