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Creative writing [electronic resource] : how to unlock your imagination, develop your writing skills - and get published / Adele Ramet.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781845282288.Publication details: Oxford : How To Books, 2007.Edition: 7th edISBN:
  • 1848032226
  • 9781848032224
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification:
  • 808.02 22
Online resources: Available additional physical forms:
  • Also available in printed form.
Incomplete contents:
1. Getting started; 2. Writing non-fiction; 3. Creating fictional characters; 4. Setting and atmosphere; 5. Showing not telling; 6. Writing realistic dialogue; 7. Finding true love; 8. Haunting, thrilling and killing; 9. Writing for children; 10. Sending your work to a publisher; Glossary; Answers to assignments; Useful addresses; Useful websites; Online dictionaries; Further reading; Index.
Summary: This book is a first-rate guide for writers who are looking for ways to improve their output. It focuses on: fiction writing and the world of genre fiction - science, romance, horror and crime; ways of drawing on personal experience in order to write non-fiction articles on a wide variety of topics in a number of different styles; and, writing for children which requires specialist skills that, once mastered, bring enormous satisfaction to both the writer and the reader. Crucially, there is also a chapter on presenting your work to a publisher and getting it into print.
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Previous ed.: 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Getting started; 2. Writing non-fiction; 3. Creating fictional characters; 4. Setting and atmosphere; 5. Showing not telling; 6. Writing realistic dialogue; 7. Finding true love; 8. Haunting, thrilling and killing; 9. Writing for children; 10. Sending your work to a publisher; Glossary; Answers to assignments; Useful addresses; Useful websites; Online dictionaries; Further reading; Index.

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This book is a first-rate guide for writers who are looking for ways to improve their output. It focuses on: fiction writing and the world of genre fiction - science, romance, horror and crime; ways of drawing on personal experience in order to write non-fiction articles on a wide variety of topics in a number of different styles; and, writing for children which requires specialist skills that, once mastered, bring enormous satisfaction to both the writer and the reader. Crucially, there is also a chapter on presenting your work to a publisher and getting it into print.

Also available in printed form.

Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.