A new edition to one of TEACH YOURSELF'S most popular Creative Writing titles, written to help new writers find confidence, inspiration and creativity.
GET STARTED IN CREATIVE WRITING will help writers at the very beginning of their creative journey, as well as support them in the completion of their first pieces of creative writing - whether that's a short story, a poem, a draft of a novel or screenplay. Each chapter includes a central writing exercise and four shorter ones, while key quotes, key ideas and focus points will be clearly signposted and will summarise important concepts and advice. At the heart of each chapter is a 'Workshop'. The Workshop is a key exercise, in which you will gain a deeper insight into the craft of writing.
In addition to coverage of all the key genres and their conventions, this new edition includes an expanded section on self- and digital publishing, to reflect recent advances in technology and the wide variety of digital platforms now available for the distribution of creative writing. There will be a section on the latest trend of creative journalling, and insight into how to tap the potential of the Internet to be the world's largest creative writing workshop.
What are you waiting for? This book has all you need to get started!