Creative Writing For Dummies

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 26 Jun 2009
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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ISBN-13: 9780470742914
ISBN-10: 0470742917
Pagini: 380
Dimensiuni: 188 x 239 x 21 mm
Greutate: 0.74 kg
Ediția: UK Edition
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Chichester, United Kingdom

Public țintă

Primary market
  • Aspiring writers in any medium
  • Those who have not yet decided which writing outlet is best–suited to them
Secondary market
  • Those who already have writing experience, but are seeking further tips and guidance on refining their work