Most popular Creative writing & creative writing guides books
The most popular Creative writing & creative writing guides books currently available. Updated weekly.
From celebrated mixed-media artist and author of Create Your Life Book, Tamara Laporte's Ever After is a rich collection of fairy tale-inspired step-by-step mixed-media art projects designed to help artists at all skill levels explore storytelling in their work and focus on developing their own artistic style.
WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD... 'It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?' Karin Slaughter 'I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page' The Times
The Travel Writer's Way: Turn Your Travels into Stories - Inspirational and expert advice and tuition on turning your travel experiences into beautifully crafted stories, including interactive exercises, a writing road map and writing skills; how to publish your work as blogs, books or articles; and interviews with today's finest travel writers.
The definitive, indispensable guide to writing quality short stories and getting them published.
The pages of The Confession Album contain 100 questions. Your part is collecting the answers - whether from a loved one, or yourself - in the course of an evening, or over a lifetime.
Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics.
DIALOGUE is the follow-up title to Robert McKee's hugely successful STORY.
Explains how to write jokes for fun & profit. This title is suitable for beginners and experienced joke writers alike.
An essential guide to writing, editing, re-writes, submissions and more, based on Scott Pack's sell-out Guardian Masterclasses
In the classic The Artist's Way, Julia Cameron outlined the practice of Morning Pages as one of the key practices for unlocking and developing creativity. This daily writing, coupled with the twelve-week programme outlined in The Artist's Way, will help you discover and recover your personal creativity, artistic confidence and productivity.
The Writer's Creative Workbook is a practical and insightful guide into the joyful craft of mindful writing.
David Galef provides a guide to writing flash fiction, from tips on technique to samples by canonical and contemporary authors to provocative prompts that inspire powerful stories in a little space. Brevity is an indispensable resource for anyone working in this increasingly popular form.
Don't wait for inspiration to strike! Whether you're an aspiring or published poet, this book will help you get in a frame of mind to make creative writing a consistent part of your life.
Early Screenwriting Teachers 1910-1922: Origins, Contribution and Legacy is an historical study that reveals the previously unacknowledged contribution that early screenwriting teachers have made to the development of the Hollywood film industry.
A previously unpublished collection of work on the art of writing - by one of the twentieth century's greatest writers
This boxed set of 100 cards provides simple effective questions to help you capture the life story of elderly relatives as a legacy for their family.
Finding True Connections provides a simple and effective method to help you capture the life story of elderly relatives as a legacy for their family.
A fully updated comprehensive guide for improving your creative writing, including contributions from Ali Smith, Amy Liptrot, David Almond and Kit de Waal
In Fight Write you'll learn practical tips, terminology, and the science behind crafting realistic fight scenes for your fiction. Broken up into "Rounds," trained fighter and writer Carla Hoch guides you through the many factors you'll need to consider when developing fights in your fiction.
Title: Screenplay( The Foundations of Screenwriting) <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: SydField <>Publisher: Delta
A comprehensive guide for improving your creative writing, including contributions from David Lodge, Nell Dunn, Malcolm Bradbury, Maureen Freely and Patricia Duncker.
This is Not a Book About Charles Darwin takes the reader on a writer's journey through the Darwin-Wedgwood-Galton clan, as seen through the lens of Emma's struggle. Along the way, her wry, witty and honest memoir becomes a brave book about failure - and, above all, a book about writing and how stories are told.
In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles creativity. This book is about using writing to bring clarity and passion to the act of living.
The Accidental Memoir truly is for all: writers and non-writers, teachers and students, the perfect book for anyone seeking inspiration or imaginative ways to explore their own life story.
A breakout novel is one that rises out of its category - such as romance, mystery or thriller - and hits the bestseller lists. This title explains the elements that all breakout novels share and provides tips on how to write a breakout novel.
In this exuberant book, the incomparable Ray Bradbury shares the wisdom, experience, and excitement of a lifetime of writing.
YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO CRAFTING A STORY WITH PERFECT STRUCTURE. A comprehensive and smart guide to the art of plotting and planning, enabling you to create a watertight novel or story, using practical tips, exercises and expert advice to improve your writing skills.
This hands-on book will take you, step by step, through the stages by which most successful comedy writers develop their craft and careers.
What is your favourite author's favourite metaphor? This book will offer you the answers. Nabokov's Favourite Word is Mauve explores what the numbers can reveal about literature's classics, number one bestsellers and our own writing.
This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. Foreword to the 2018 edition by David Lodge New articles in the 2018 edition on:- Writing popular history by Tom Holland- Editing and writing by Diana Athill- Ghostwriting by Gillian Stern- Writing Thrillers by Kimberley Chambers- The health and wellness market by Anita Bean- Self-publishing online by Harry Bingham- How to choose your agent by Jo Unwin- First Chapters by Emma Flint- Pitching your ideas by Mike Unwin- How to make a living by Alison Branagan All articles are reviewed and updated every year., Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated every year. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling
642 Tiny Things to Write About presents oodles of delightful and thought-provoking writing prompts, packaged in an uber-cute, irresistible and tiny new format.
Whether you are a student or an experienced author, this book will teach you how to write short stories - and reflect on the creative processes involved.