Creative writing & creative writing guides

    How to be a Poet

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    Paperback £11.45

    Joy of Mindful Writing

    By Joy Kenward

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    Hardback £7.85

    Receive truly enlightening insight into the rich potential of conscious creativity and mindfulness as you lose track to time while writing. â

    Pep Talks for Writers

    By Grant Faulkner

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    Hardback £10.25

    Have writer's block? Time for a pep talk! For any writer who's gotten stuck or needed a little encouragement, here comes the ultimate handbook to keep the creative juices flowing year round.

    Release the Bats

    By D. B. C. Pierre

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    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    A guide to writing fiction by the Booker Prize-winning author of Vernon God Little.Part biography, part reflection and part practical guide, Release the Bats explores the mysteries of why and how we tell stories, and the craft of writing fiction.

    Being a Writer

    By Travis Elborough

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    Hardback £11.46

    Being a Writer is an inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world's greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers.

    Writing Hollywood: The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers

    By Patricia F. Phalen

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    Paperback Save £1.31 = £23.68

    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on literature...

    Screen Adaptation: Beyond the Basics

    By Eric Williams

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    Paperback Save £0.60 = £29.39

    Once you understand the basics of screenwriting, ideas for your next screenplay are everywhere. Whether it comes from a favorite children's book, a summer novel you discover accidentally, a news story that catches your imagination, or a chapter from your own life - advanced screenwriting strategies should now guide you...

    Can Creative Writing Really Be Taught?

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    Paperback Save £2.29 = £16.70

    " New chapters on identity and activism Can Creative Writing Really Be Taught? is supported by a companion website at, including extensive links to online resources, teaching case studies and lesson plans"

    Writer's Craft

    By Kendall Dunkelberg

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    Paperback £15.57

    This introductory creative writing text uses a unique, multi-genre approach to provide students with a broad-based knowledge of their craft, treating them as professional writers.

    Writing to Awaken

    By Mark Matousek

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    Paperback £10.25

    Writing to Awaken is an inspirational investigation of the self through expressive writing, guiding readers along the path of awakening through radical truth-telling and self-inquiry.

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