The Handbook of Creative Writing

The Handbook of Creative Writing

Steven Earnshaw (Editor)
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The inspirational resource for tutors, students and other creative writing professionals, now in a new edition.

54 chapters cover the 3 central pillars of writing creatively: theories of creativity; the craft of writing; and creative writing as a business. With contributions from over 50 experts--poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars--from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia, this is the essential guide to writing, and getting published, in the English-speaking world.

New for this edition:

• Chapters: on 'indie publishing', 'social media', 'flash fiction', 'song lyrics and poetry', 'creative critical hybrids' & 'collaboration in the theatre'

• Revised chapters on Making a Living as a Writer, Theories of Creativity, and Writing for the Web

• Chapters updated to reflect changes in teaching, copyright & earning a living as a writer

• Updated Glossary of Terms

Key Features

• A 3-in-1 text with outstanding breadth and depth of coverage

• Grounds the subject of creative writing and provides writing-related tasks

• Full of examples of ways to approach and improve your writing

• Valuable practical advice on getting published & making a living from your writing

Steven Earnshaw is the published author of numerous short stories, essays on creative writing and books, ranging from Beginning Realism to The Pub in Literature (the essential work in the field). He has contributed to scholarly journals, edited collections and was a winner of the 2011 Brontë Society Literary Competition. During the day, he is Professor of English at Sheffield Hallam University. He has been involved in digital art collaborations.

Edinburgh University Press
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english, 2014
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