Inside Creative Writing

With practical exercises and reflective questions tied to each theme, this is essential reading for all practising and aspiring creative writers interested in how they are forging their own, unique ways of working.

Author: Graeme Harper

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9780230358416

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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What is involved in the act of creative writing? How do renowned authors such as Robert Pinsky, Iain Banks and Philip Pullman write? Proving that there is no single way of writing creatively, Inside Creative Writing features original interviews with award-winning authors from around the globe and reveals the different ways in which they speak of their writing lives. Organised around central themes such as drafting, writing habits and skills, the book explores a wide variety of approaches to the craft of creative writing. With practical exercises and reflective questions tied to each theme, this is essential reading for all practising and aspiring creative writers interested in how they are forging their own, unique ways of working.

Inside Creativity Coaching

JD was educated, middle class, and a few years away from retirement, but his
formal training was in software development, a field unrelated to creative writing
and literature. He had taken college classes and participated in numerous writing
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Author: Eric Maisel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000546781

Category: Psychology

Page: 220

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In Inside Creativity Coaching, 40 creativity coaches from around the world describe their work with creative clients in this first-ever case study examination of the art and practice of creativity coaching. Curated by one of America’s foremost creativity coaches, these rich narratives examine how creativity coaches work with writers, painters, musicians, craftspeople, and other creatives on issues such as motivation, procrastination, blockage, and performance and career anxiety. Packed with concrete tools and techniques, the book draws on inspirational success stories from across the globe to help coaches better understand and serve their creative clients. It will be a valuable resource to creativity coaches, coaches interested in developing a specialty, and creatives and performing artists looking to overcome their challenges. Covering a diverse range of disciplines, Inside Creativity Coaching is a must-have book for both aspiring and experienced creativity coaches, and anyone interested in helping creatives.

A Companion to Creative Writing

The most comprehensive collection specifically relating to the practices and cultural and professional place of creative writing Covers not only the “how” of creative writing, but many more topics in and around the profession and ...

Author: Graeme Harper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118325773

Category: Education

Page: 456

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A Companion to Creative Writing comprehensively considers key aspects of the practice, profession and culture of creative writing in the contemporary world. The most comprehensive collection specifically relating to the practices and cultural and professional place of creative writing Covers not only the “how” of creative writing, but many more topics in and around the profession and cultural practices surrounding creative writing Features contributions from international writers, editors, publishers, critics, translators, specialists in public art and more Covers the writing of poetry, fiction, new media, plays, films, radio works, and other literary genres and forms Explores creative writing’s engagement with culture, language, spirituality, politics, education, and heritage

Research Methods in Creative Writing

Writing as Brooke Biaz, his most recent novel is The Invention of Dying (2012),
while other works include Moon Dance and Small Maps of the World. Recent
critical works are Inside Creative Writing (2012) and On Creative Writing (2010).

Author: Jeri Kroll

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137272546

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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A guide to the modes and methods of Creative Writing research, designed to be invaluable to university staff and students in formulating research ideas, and in selecting appropriate strategies. Creative writing researchers from around the globe offer a selection of models that readers can explore and on which they can build.

The Handbook of Creative Writing

Graeme Harper is a Professor of Creative Writing and Dean of The Honors
College at Oakland University, Michigan, and an honorary professor in the UK.
His work includes The Blackwell Companion to Creative Writing (2013), Inside
Creative ...

Author: Steven Earnshaw

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9780748689774

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

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In this new edition 54 chapters cover the central pillars of writing creatively: the theories behind the creativity, the techniques and writing as a commercial enterprise. With contributions from over 50 poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars, this is the essential guide to writing and getting published. DT A 3-in-1 text with outstanding breadth of coverage on the theories, the craft & the business of creative writing DT Includes practical advice on getting published & making money from your writing New for this edition: DT Chapters on popular topics such as 'self-publishing and the rise of the indie author', 'social media', 'flash fiction', 'song lyrics', 'creative-critical hybrids' and 'collaboration in the theatre' DT New and updated exercises to help you practice your writing DT Up-to-date information on teaching, copyright, writing for the web & earning a living as a writer DT Updated Glossary of Terms

Key Issues in Creative Writing

... under his pseudonym, Brooke Biaz. He has also recently published Inside
Creative Writing (2012) and On Creative Writing (2010). He is Editor-in-Chief of
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative
Writing.

Author: Dianne Donnelly

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781847698490

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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Key Issues in Creative Writing explores a range of important issues that inform the practice and understanding of creative writing. The collection considers creative writing learning and teaching as well as creative writing research. Contributors target debates that arise because of the nature of creative writing. These experts – from the UK, USA and Australia – specifically examine creative writing as a subject in universities and colleges and discuss both the creative knowledge and the critical understanding informing the subject and its future. Finally, this volume suggests ways in which addressing current issues will produce significant disciplinary knowledge that will contribute to the success of creative writing in current and future academic environments.

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Sc CREED Stepford WRITERS UNDERCOVER INSIDE THE M.F.A. CREATIVITY
BOOT CAMP BY CH R IS ALTA CRUISE ... heads per program and you have
some idea of just how much creative scribbling is going on inside the academy .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105060042616

Category: College teachers

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Creative Writing

from the disasters inside of her, though nothing would ever be quite as disturbing
as that first course of chemotherapy the winter of two years ago, when she had
sat wrapped in picnic rugs on the sofa in the living room, alien and wretched and
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Author: Linda Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317797029

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.

The Desire to Write

Blending practice-based critical context with contemporary creative writing theory, this book is an ideal companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Creative Writing and Literature.

Author: Graeme Harper

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 1137519916

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 134

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In this dynamic exploration of the discipline of creative writing, Graeme Harper departs from the established ‘how-to’ model in a personal manifesto which analyses why human beings are, and have long been, passionate about writing. Illuminating the five essential keys to creative writing, directly related to the desire to undertake it, Harper analyses creative writing’s past and ponders its future, drawing on theories of the self, cultural interaction, consumption and communication. Blending practice-based critical context with contemporary creative writing theory, this book is an ideal companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Creative Writing and Literature. Lively and thought-provoking, it is an invaluable tool for all aspiring and established writers who wish to harness the positive effects of their craft.

Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom

Religious leaders work on the soul , from the inside out . Creative writing
teachers who work in the same fashion flirt with disaster . In the introduction to his
book Narrative Design , Madison Smartt Bell ( 1997 : 10 ) says , The strategy is to
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Author: Anna Leahy

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Limited

ISBN: 185359847X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 222

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This book remaps theories and practices for teaching creative writing at university and college level. It critiques well-established approaches for teaching creative writing in all genres, builds a comprehensive and adaptable pedagogy based on issues of authority, power, and identity and shapes creative writing pedagogy for the 21st century.

Creative Writing in America

In fact , many creative writers reject all they have read when they sit down to write
. Instead of mimicking work they admire , creative writers turn their focus inward
toward the depths of inner speech . Rather than relying on prose models or ...

Author: Joseph Michael Moxley

Publisher: National Council of Teachers

ISBN: STANFORD:36105032492626

Category: Creative writing (Higher education)

Page: 272

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Intended for high school and college teachers who are interested in how creative writing can be taught effectively, this book features the ideas of poets, novelists, editors, and playwrights on the fundamental aspects of their craft. The book contains the following chapters: (1) "Notes from a Cell: Creative Writing Programs in Isolation" (Eve Shelnutt); (2) "Tearing Down the Walls: Engaging the Imagination" (Joseph M. Moxley); (3) "The Future of Creative Writing Programs" (George Garrett); (4) "Articles of Faith" (David Jauss); (5) "Assignment" (Ron Carlson); (6) "Guidelines and Exercises for Teaching Creative Writing" (John D. MacDonald); (7) "How a Writer Reads" (Stephen Minot); (8) "Writing for All Ages" (Elizabeth Winthrop); (9) "Unlearning to Write" (Donald M. Murray); (10)"Getting Started: Planning and Plotting the Novel" (Marion Zimmer Bradley); (11) "The Dynamics of Character" (Sheila Schwartz); (12) "Teaching Point of View" (Wayne Ude); (13) "Transforming Experience into Fiction: An Alternative to the Workshop" (Eve Shelnutt); (14) "One Writer's Apprenticeship" (Robert H. Abel); (15) "Teaching Dialogue" (William Holinger); (16) "Playing within Plays" (David Kranes); (17) "Teaching Poetry Writing Workshops for Undergraduates" (David St. John); (18) "Wearing the Shoe on the Other Foot" (Mimi Schwartz); (19) "'Midwifing the Craft'--Teaching Revision and Editing" (Alan Ziegler); (20) "The Book in the World" (Valerie Miner); (21) "Literary Magazines and the Writing Workshop" (DeWitt Henry); (22) "Creative Writers' Report: Mastering the Craft" (Ib J. Melchior and others); and (23) "A Writing Program Certain to Succeed" (Joseph M. Moxley). An appendix surveys Master of Fine Arts programs in American universities. (MS)

I Can t Hear You I m Listening to Buried Inside Creative Writing Lined Notebook

This portable book can even be used as a free-form planner (that you can use to plan your "accidental" celebrity run-ins). It has 120 lined pages and a cover that has an affirming fan message.

Author: I Like Band Notebooks

Publisher:

ISBN: 1086059654

Category:

Page: 122

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This matte 8.5"x11" contemplative composition notebook journal is great for folks to write down their notes about their favorite bands. This portable book can even be used as a free-form planner (that you can use to plan your "accidental" celebrity run-ins). It has 120 lined pages and a cover that has an affirming fan message. Quiet reflection has been shown to calm the mind and help retain information. Create a fabulous ritual and reap the benefits! description

Creative Filmmaking from the Inside Out

One of coauthor Doe Mayer ' s graduate students , Karen Price , after writing and
directing a documentary about people involved in animal rescue ( Living by
Instinct : Animals and Their Rescuers ) , found that she wanted to make an
ongoing ...

Author: Jed Dannenbaum

Publisher: Touchstone

ISBN: UCSC:32106019048112

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 204

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A guide to the art of creative filmmaking draws on the advice of fifteen experts in the film world who address the role of the five I's--Introspection, Inquiry, Intuition, Interaction, and Impact--in developing movies and television.

N I E Journal

Group work in creative writing stimulates the children in individual writing.
Sharing experiences, ideas and ... It is better for children to say that they think
than to keep all of their thoughts locked inside. Creative writing is one way down
to earth.

Author: Delhi (India). National Institute of Education

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924065110185

Category: Education

Page:

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Rip the Page

Presents exercises and wordplay experiments to teach amateur writers how to enjoy writing creatively, and includes tips for finding inspiration, returning to old ideas with fresh perspectives, and retaining confidence in writing.

Author: Karen Benke

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9781590308127

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 246

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Presents exercises and wordplay experiments to teach amateur writers how to enjoy writing creatively, and includes tips for finding inspiration, returning to old ideas with fresh perspectives, and retaining confidence in writing.

Everything You Need to Know About Creative Writing

- An informative, witty and stress-relieving companion for the struggling student, writer and tutor - no-nonsense, practical advice and guidance - Useful contents lists by topic provide alternative routes through the book to enable readers ...

Author: Heather Leach

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: UVA:X030254584

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 195

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Everything You Need to Know About Creative Writing is an accessible, lively and entertaining companion providing practical and informative guidance for anyone interested in developing their writing including members of writing groups, aspiring writers and students taking courses in creative writing. The ideal guide to creative writing, it offers: - An essential, easy-to-use, reference covering all aspects of creative writing including the creative process; form and style; troubleshooting; workshopping; peer review; publishing etc. - An informative, witty and stress-relieving companion for the struggling student, writer and tutor - no-nonsense, practical advice and guidance - Useful contents lists by topic provide alternative routes through the book to enable readers to follow up particular interests or problems - Extensive cross-references to other entries and guides to further reading