Complete Creative Writing Course

Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing.

Author: Chris Sykes

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1529352460

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Learn how to write creatively with this comprehensive and practical course. The only comprehensive Creative Writing title on the market that goes beyond introducing the basic genres to offering a complete journey along the writing path, including material on editing, redrafting and polishing a piece of work. Featuring the unique Workshop exercises to encourage readers to hone their work rather than just progressing through a number of exercises. It takes the reader from complete beginner or committed amateur to the point where you've completed, edited and redrafted your work and are ready for publication. The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Complete Creative Writing Course

Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing.

Author: Chris Sykes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781529352450

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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LEARN HOW TO WRITE CREATIVELY WITH THIS COMPREHENSIVE AND PRACTICAL COURSE. The only comprehensive Creative Writing title on the market that goes beyond introducing the basic genres to offering a complete journey along the writing path, including material on editing, redrafting and polishing a piece of work. Featuring the unique Workshop exercises to encourage readers to hone their work rather than just progressing through a number of exercises. Takes the reader from complete beginner or committed amateur to the point you've completed, edited and redrafted your work and are ready for publication. ABOUT THE SERIES The Teach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their story. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels, to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community at tyjustwrite, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.

Creative Writing For Dummies

Open the book and find: Exactly where your writing talents lie Why you need to be a good reader to become a good writer What turns words on a page into sparkling conversation Ways to weave character, plot and structure together All the ...

Author: Maggie Hamand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119992448

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

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Do you have an idea that you’re burning to get down on paper? Do you want to document your travels to far-flung places, or write a few stanzas of poetry? Whether you dream of being a novelist, a travel writer, a poet, a playwright or a columnist, Creative Writing For Dummies shows you how to unlock your creativity and choose the genre of writing that suits you best. Walking you through characterisation, setting, dialogue and plot, as well as giving expert insights into both fiction and non-fiction, it’s the ideal launching pad to the world of creative writing. Creative Writing For Dummies covers: Part I: Getting started Chapter 1: Can Everyone Write? Chapter 2: Getting into the Write Mind Chapter 3: Finding the Material to work with Part II: The Elements of Creative Writing Chapter 4: Creating Characters Chapter 5: Discovering Dialogue Chapter 6: Who is telling the story? Chapter 7: Creating your own world Chapter 8: Plotting your way Chapter 9: Creating a Structure Chapter 10: Rewriting and editing Part III: Different Kinds of Fiction Writing Chapter 11: Short stories Chapter 12: Novels Chapter 13: Writing for children Chapter 14: Plays Chapter 15: Screenplays Chapter 16: Poetry Part IV: Different kinds of Non-fiction writing Chapter 17: Breaking into journalism - Writing articles/ magazine writing Chapter 18: Writing from life and autobiography Chapter 19: Embroidering the facts: Narrative non-fiction Chapter 20: Exploring the world from your armchair - Travel writing Chapter 21: Blogging – the new big thing Part V: Finding an audience Chapter 22: Finding editors/ publishers/ agents Chapter 23: Becoming a professional Part VI: Part of Tens Chapter 24: Ten top tips for writers Chapter 25: Ten ways to get noticed

A Course in Creative Writing In a Nutshell

This book is your answer. You'll discover best practices for writing creatively and productively, delivered in a way that's easy-to-read and entertaining. This is a complete course, but in a shorter (and therefore less expensive!) format.

Author: S. P. Hodde

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798647119346

Category:

Page: 340

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Think you're not creative? Think you can't write? You're wrong, and this book will prove it to you and turn you into a confident creative writer. Have a story or memory to tell, but don't know where to start? Are you a writer who wants to take your work to the next level? This book is your answer. You'll discover best practices for writing creatively and productively, delivered in a way that's easy-to-read and entertaining. This is a complete course, but in a shorter (and therefore less expensive!) format. There are over 425 links to samples, examples, exercises, keys, assignments, and rubrics which allows readers to customize their experience to fit their current needs, interests, and/or project(s). With this book, you will customize the course so you can explore YOUR interests, saving time and money discover that you ARE creative, you CAN write, and that it's fun, NOT hard! produce meaningful work that will provide tremendous satisfaction and pride (and maybe even some money!) increase your confidence, self-awareness, and self-acceptance, not just as a writer, but as a person discover much, much more to assist you on the great adventure that is creative writing! Sandra Hodde holds an AA in Liberal Arts, a B.ed in Education, an MA in Teaching, and an MA in English. She has taught Creative Writing for over twenty years and has video courses in both Creative Writing and College Writing published with Lernsys.com. She is also the sole proprietor of Your Coach For College, L.L.C. Unlock your true potential. Buy Creative Writing...In A Nutshell today!

Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies

Whether you're a new writer with a seed of an idea you would like to develop, or are looking to strengthen your creative writing skills, this book has you covered.

Author: Maggie Hamand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118921067

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Turn your inspiration into a story with clear, expertguidance Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies is a step-by-stepcreative writing course designed to hone your craft, regardless ofability. Written by the founder of the Complete Creative WritingCourse at London's Groucho Club, this activity-based guide walksyou through the process of developing and writing in a wide rangeof genres including novels, short stories and creative nonfiction.The book includes writing prompts, exercises, mind maps, flowcharts and diagrams designed to get your ideas flowing. You'll getexpert guidance into character development, plot structure andprose, plus extensive insight into self-editing and polishing yourwork. Whether you're a new writer with a seed of an idea you wouldlike to develop, or are looking to strengthen your creative writingskills, this book has you covered. Covering every aspect ofnarrative, from setting initial goals to formatting a manuscript,Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies provides the toolsand instruction you need to make your story the best it can be. Learn to spark your imagination and sketch out ideas Create compelling characters and paint a picture withdescription Develop your plot and structure and maintain continuity Step back from your work and become your own ruthlesseditor The rise of e-books has opened up the publishing world, even tonon-established writers. If you have a story you're dying to tellbut aren't sure how, Creative Writing Exercises For Dummiesis the clear, concise solution you need.

The Creative Writing Coursebook

Fully updated and including a foreword by Marina Warner and contributions from forty-four authors such as Kit de Waal and Amy Liptrot, this is the perfect book for people who are just starting to write as well as for those who want some ...

Author: Julia Bell

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781509829330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A fully updated comprehensive guide for improving and practicing your creative writing, including contributions from Ali Smith and Kit de Waal The Creative Writing Coursebook, edited by Julia Bell and Paul Magrs, takes aspiring writers through three stages of essential practice: Gathering – getting started, learning how to keep notes, making observations and using memory; Shaping – looking at structure, point of view, character and setting; and Finishing – being your own critic, joining workshops and finding publishers. Fully updated and including a foreword by Marina Warner and contributions from forty-four authors such as Kit de Waal and Amy Liptrot, this is the perfect book for people who are just starting to write as well as for those who want some help honing work already completed. Filled with a wealth of exercises and activities, it will inspire budding writers to develop and hone their skills. Whether writing for publication, in a group or just for pleasure this comprehensive guide is for anyone who is ready to put pen to paper.

Writing to God s Glory

Jill Bond focuses first on the creative aspects of writing, then follows up with important aspects of grammar and usage.

Author: Jill Bond

Publisher: Home School Press

ISBN: 1888306157

Category: Creative writing

Page: 337

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This comprehensive creative writing course is designed for all ages and a wide variety of teaching styles and schedules, and can be used to teach anyone to write creatively. Jill Bond focuses first on the creative aspects of writing, then follows up with important aspects of grammar and usage. New and seasoned teachers alike will enjoy Bond's hands-on, non-writing, "warm-up" exercises as well as the gentle and encouraging approach she recommends for young writers.

Doing Creative Writing

Are you beginning a creative writing course? Or thinking about taking one? Doing Creative Writing is the ideal guide to what you should expect, what will be expected of you and how you can get the most from your course.

Author: Steve May

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134143115

Category: Education

Page: 168

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Are you beginning a creative writing course? Or thinking about taking one? Doing Creative Writing is the ideal guide to what you should expect, what will be expected of you and how you can get the most from your course. It clearly and concisely outlines: the contexts for creative writing courses, explaining where the subject has come from and why that matters the content, structure and delivery of the courses, helping you to understand how your course will be shaped, what you will be asked to do and why the skills you will develop, from self-discipline and time management through to the organization of ideas, 'reading as a writer' and editing possibilities beyond the course, showing how you continue to benefit from what you've learned. Drawing on years of teaching and writing experience, as well as interviews with a wide range of students, Steve May provides all the background, advice and encouragement you need to embark on a creative writing course with complete confidence and to get maximum benefit from every writing session.

Creative Writing

Suitable for use by students, tutors, writers’ groups or writers working alone, this book offers: a practical and inspiring section on the creative process, showing you how to stimulate your creativity and use your memory and experience ...

Author: Linda Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317797036

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 664

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Creative Writing is a complete writing course that will jump-start your writing and guide you through your first steps towards publication. Suitable for use by students, tutors, writers’ groups or writers working alone, this book offers: a practical and inspiring section on the creative process, showing you how to stimulate your creativity and use your memory and experience in inventive ways in-depth coverage of the most popular forms of writing, in extended sections on fiction, poetry and life writing, including biography and autobiography, giving you practice in all three forms so that you might discover and develop your particular strengths a sensible, up-to-date guide to going public, to help you to edit your work to a professional standard and to identify and approach suitable publishers a distinctive collection of exciting exercises, spread throughout the workbook to spark your imagination and increase your technical flexibility and control a substantial array of illuminating readings, bringing together extracts from contemporary and classic writings in order to demonstrate a range of techniques that you can use or adapt in your own work. Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings presents a unique opportunity to benefit from the advice and experience of a team of published authors who have also taught successful writing courses at a wide range of institutions, helping large numbers of new writers to develop their talents as well as their abilities to evaluate and polish their work to professional standards. These institutions include Lancaster University and the University of East Anglia, renowned as consistent producers of published writers.

Creative Writing Course Master Tips For Writing

Our Creative Writing course ensures you will learn a variety of techniques designed to enhance your ability to write fiction.

Author: Karen E Wells

Publisher:

ISBN: 1080678980

Category:

Page: 90

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Our Creative Writing course ensures you will learn a variety of techniques designed to enhance your ability to write fiction. You can indulge in numerous creative writing projects created to promote creativity and importantly, as it will enable you to chart your progress throughout.It has been created with the help of Amazon Best Selling Author - Jo Wynn. The course features video modules, an in depth training manual & self assessment tasks.Creative writing offers so many options and enables you to convey your thoughts, feelings and emotions using the written word as a means of expression. This course is perfect for all levels of ability, whether you are a complete beginner or an enthusiast with many years of experience, there will be something new to learn for everyone.Within this course you will explore multiple techniques that will take your writing skills to new levels of expertise. This course will also help you to understand how professional writers of fiction think, plan and prepare and with each module and additional task, you will have the pleasure of watching your writing abilities grow. There is as much emphasis on the thinking process as on the actual writing process because great ideas are formed and enhanced in the mind before committing to paper. Our easy to learn modules include: Igniting The Creative ProcessThe Productive Way To Write FictionCreative Writing ProjectsBring Your Characters To LifeCharacters NamesBeginning, Middle & EndPoints of ViewDialogueDescriptive WritingBeating The Writers BlockTop Tips for Writing by Amazon Best Seller Jo WynnAnd much more!You can contact us for video access for this course.

Just Write

Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises, and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing.

Author: Nigel Watts

Publisher: TEACH YOURSELF

ISBN: 1473621976

Category:

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This beautiful gift is for writers at any stage, whether you're just starting out or know exactly what you want to write. It's a full writing course, packed with information, support, advice, ideas and tools to help you focus your writing and share it with the world. It includes a 6-month subscription to Writing Magazine and a beautiful notebook in which to record your thoughts and ideas on the go, or as you listen to the accompanying MP3 CD.Full of inspiring, creativity-boosting suggestions, you'll not only learn how to write with confidence but also discover how the publishing industry works, who does what, and how decisions are made. Discover the tips, tricks and insider secrets that will help you fine-tune your creative writing - and launch your publishing career.Includes: Chris Sykes' Complete Creative Writing Course- the 368pp book Complete Creative Writing Course - the audio accompaniment to the Complete Creative Writing Course book.The Insider's Guide to Publishing - full of tips and insights (Features the key content from Teach Yourself's Get Your Book Published and Get Started in Self-Publishing)Deluxe notebook for when inspiration strikes6-month subscription to Writing MagazineABOUT THE SERIESTheTeach Yourself Creative Writing series helps aspiring authors tell their stories. Covering a range of genres from science fiction and romantic novels to illustrated children's books and comedy, this series is packed with advice, exercises, and tips for unlocking creativity and improving your writing. And because we know how daunting the blank page can be, we set up the Just Write online community, at tyjustwrite.com, for budding authors and successful writers to connect and share.