This step-by-step, practical guide to the process of creative writing provides readers with a comprehensive course in its art and skill. With genre-based chapters, such as life writing, novels and short stories, poetry, fiction for children and screenwriting, it is an indispensable guide to writing successfully. The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook: *shows new writers how to get started and suggests useful writing habits*encourages experimentation and creativity*stimulates critical awareness through discussion of literary theory and a wide range of illustrative texts*approaches writing as a skill, as well as an art form*is packed with individual and group exercises*offers invaluable tips on the revision and editing processes. Featuring practical suggestions for developing and improving your writing, The Routledge Creative Writing Coursebook is an ideal course text for students and an invaluable guide to self-study.
Paul Mills teaches creative writing to u/gs and p/gs at York St John College. He has held writing fellowships at Leeds and Manchester universities and a Fulbright Teaching exchange fellowship in the US. He is a published poet and dramatist.