Teach Yourself Get Started in Creative Writing

Author(s): Stephen May


An insightful, practical guide to choosing and succeeding in your creative writing ventures.
Get Started in Creative Writing is an indispensible guide to unlocking your creativity, finding your voice and choosing a genre of writing that suits you best, whether fiction or non-fiction, short stories or novels, children's books or travel writing.
It features guidelines for do's and don'ts along with suggestions for crafting a distinctive style.With tips from some of the best-known writers of fiction and non-fiction, you will receive loads of helpful advice to enable you get your own work published.


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"A how-to book for beginners that does not talk down to its audience"...plenty of excellent advice"...equips the beginner to tackel a wide range of markets" -- - Writing Magazine "An ideal handbook for anyone new to the diverse world of creative writing...an essential read for the apprentice" -- - The New Writer "...the ideal practical handbook for any aspiring author" -- - Zing Review 20040401

Stephen May is a playwright and novelist and holds an MA in creative writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. He is Director of the Ted Hughes Arvon Centre at Lumb Bank where he has programmed and organised courses attended by over 2000 different writers.

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  • : 9781444103182
  • : Hodder Education
  • : Teach Yourself Books
  • : March 2010
  • : 199mm X 130mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2010
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Stephen May