The Creative Writing Coursebook: Forty Writers Share Advice and Exercises for Poetry and Prose

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Julia Bell, Paul Magrs
Macmillan, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 391 pages
This coursebook takes aspiring authors through every stage of the writing process. Exercises and activities encourage writers to develop their skills, and contributions from forty authors provide a generous pool of information, experience, and advice. This book should be of interest to those who are just starting to write, as well as those who want some help honing work already completed. It should suit people writing for publication or just for their own pleasure, those writing on their own or in writing groups.

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About the author (2001)

Julia Bell is a writer and Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College, London where she is the Course Director of the Creative Writing MA. She is the author of three novels, most recently The Dark Light, the co editor of the Creative Writing Coursebook as well as three volumes of short stories. She also takes photographs, writes poetry, short stories, occasional essays and journalism. She divides her time between London and Berlin.

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