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Creative Writing (Teach Yourself: Writer's Library)

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Teach Yourself Creative Writing is the ideal handbook for every aspiring author. It covers all the main forms of writing--articles, short stories, poetry, plays, novels, and nonfiction--and features up-to-date examples and exercises to motivate and inspire. Throughout the book, the author offers readers clear guidance on developing their talent, helping them acquire the es

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Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 25th 1996 by Teach Yourself Books
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Harriet
Sep 16, 2013 Harriet rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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This is the first book on creative writing that i've read and it was okay. There were some chapters and some exercises, like writing the first two pages of a short story, that I really connected with but others didn't seem to fit in with the creative writing theme. I loved the encouragement it gave for new writers and the fact that it did make me do some writing exercises. I will definitely pick up more writing books or look for more writing exercises but this book just seems a little old ...more
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