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 | 1670 Days Ago
Aristotle's Poetics from the 4th century B.C. aims to give a short study of storytelling. It discusses things like unity of plot, reversal of situation, and character in the context of Greek tragedy, comedy and epic poetry. But it still applies today. It is especially popular with screenwriters as seen in many script gurus' how-to books.
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A Creative Approach To Writing: 1 . Material Is Under Your Nose 2. You See Actions 3. Out of the Corner of Your Eye 4. Your Feelings Are Stirred 5. You Create People 6. You Shape Your Material 7. You Search for Form 8. You Can Suggest Much 9. Finding the Right Words 10. And Rewriting 11. Creative Imagination 12. Your Relation to Your Writing
 | 1674 Days Ago
Advance Creative Writing: One can think of a dozen helpful and beautifully written books on English style by masters of the English language; but unfortunately none of them is suitable in method or in purpose for use in the average college classroom. On the other hand, one can think of a hundred excellent and really indispensable handbooks of English grammar, English usage, and English rhetoric; but unfortunately none of them is of much value to people aspiring to literary levels higher than those of mere clarity and correctness. The first kind must always be the study and delight of mature writers; the second kind, the study if not the delight of immature writers. But one can hardly recall a textbook of composition written exclusively for people in the intermediate stage between immaturity and maturity. This book is intended to supply the lack; it is written for people who know most of what is to be learned from the handbooks, but who do not yet know how to create literature. (THIS BOOK IS MADE WITH PICTURES. THEY MIGHT TAKE AWHILE TO SHOW AFTER DOWNLOAD.)
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Cambridge Creative Writing: This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading. It offers a fresh, distinctive and beautifully written synthesis of the discipline. David Morley discusses where creative writing comes from, the various forms and camouflages it has taken, and why we teach and learn the arts of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. He looks at creative writing in performance; as public art, as visual art, as e-literature and as an act of community. As a leading poet, critic and award-winning teacher of the subject, Morley finds new engagements for creative writing in the creative academy and within science. Accessible, entertaining and groundbreaking, The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing is not only a useful textbook for students and teachers of writing, but also an inspiring read in its own right. Aspiring authors and teachers of writing will find much to discover and enjoy.
 | 1682 Days Ago
On Creative Writing: * Introduction. * Getting Started. * Chapter 1 Plant the Seed ~ Story goal. * Chapter 2 Water the Sprout ~ Plot. * Chapter 3 Tend the Bloom ~ Scene. * Chapter 4 Fill the Garden ~ Development. * Chapter 5 Dig the Weeds ~ Rewrite. * Author's Note. * Appendix I.
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