Creative Writing For Dummies (Heftet)


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 380
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470742914
Omtale Creative Writing For Dummies
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

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