Creative writing & creative writing guides

    How to be a Poet

    Paperback £11.45

    Joy of Mindful Writing

    By Joy Kenward

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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?

    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 www.bloomsbury.com, including extensive links to online resources, teaching case studies and lesson plans"

    Writing to Awaken

    By Mark Matousek

    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.

    Instinctive Screenplay

    By Sam North

    Paperback £14.75

    Including a variety of both well-known and less famous examples, from The Shawshank Redemption to Samira Makhmalbaf's The Apple, this book offers a fresh new approach to thinking about, discussing and writing screenplays.

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