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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Creative Writing,9781472578433

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Creative Writing

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/26/2015
Publisher(s): Bloomsbury Academic
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Covering a wide range of forms and genres, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Creative Writing is a complete introductory manual for students of creative writing. Through a structured series of practical writing exercises perfect for the classroom, the writer's workshop or as a starting point for a portfolio of work the book builds the student writer from the first explorations of their own voice, through to mastery of a wide range of genres and forms.

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Creative Writing covers such genres as:
Autobiographical writing
Short fiction
Writing for performance
Writing for digital media

With practical guidance on writing scholarly critiques of your own work and a glossary of terms for ease of reference, this book is an essential manual for any introductory creative writing course and a practical companion for more advanced writers.

Author Biography

Tara Mokhtari is Lecturer in Writing, Communications and Literature at Victoria University, Australia

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Knowing Writer
1. Writing and Knowledge
2. Writing the Self
3. Short Fiction
4. Poetry Composition
5. Screenwriting Techniques
6. Writing for Performance
7. Writing for Digital Media
8. Critique and Exegesis
Glossary of Terms

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