The Handbook of Creative Writing

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In this new edition 54 chapters cover the central pillars of writing creatively: the theories behind the creativity, the techniques and writing as a commercial enterprise. With contributions from over 50 poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars, this is the essential guide to writing and getting published.

· A 3-in-1 text with outstanding breadth of coverage on the theories, the craft & the business of creative writing
· Includes practical advice on getting published & making money from your writing

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· Chapters on popular topics such as 'self-publishing and the rise of the indie author', 'social media', 'flash fiction', 'song lyrics', 'creative-critical hybrids' and 'collaboration in the theatre'
· New and updated exercises to help you practice your writing
· Up-to-date information on teaching, copyright, writing for the web & earning a living as a writer
· Updated Glossary of Terms

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Steven Earnshaw is the published author of numerous short stories, essays on creative writing, and books, ranging from Beginning Realism to The Pub in Literature. He has contributed to scholarly journals, edited collections, and was a winner of the 2011 Brontë Society Literary Competition. He is Professor of English at Sheffield Hallam University.

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"'An invaluable guide for anyone thinking of teaching creative writing, at any level... It's really nice to come across a book that's so thoughtfully organized, so thorough, entertaining and just plain useful'. (Catherine Smith, The New Writer)"

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