apply relevant language skills to produce and realise story, narrative and other literary and textual forms in a range of text-based media (K, T, P, I, C) 6.demonstrate the capacity to think creatively, critically, and reflectively to research, develop and evaluate ideas, concepts, problems and processes (K, T, P, I, C) 7.
interpret, communicate and present ideas in written language or symbolic representations appropriate to specific readerships or audience contexts (K, T, P, I) 8.
work autonomously and collaboratively to research and develop ideas, concepts and practices and to give and receive critical commentary and analysis of creative works (K, T, P, I, C) APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 9.
Anyone with an interest in creative writing will find this book invaluable in developing their own creative writing projects and as a way into new areas of writing activity.
Key Features •The only book to combine the theory and practice of writing with detailed advice on the business of writing and living as a writer •Combines breadth and depth with original thinking on creativity and evaluation of creative work •Shows ways of approaching the task of writing and how to improve one's work •Presents material which is hard to find elsewhere, e.g.
As well as the main creative writing activities, chapters cover other practices, from translation to starting a small magazine and from memoir writing to writing for children.
Contributors are all experts in their fields: poets, novelists, dramatists, agents, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and academics.
recognise the social, cultural and ethical issues, and global perspectives relevant to writing practices (K, T) 4.
gain knowledge of career opportunities in the Arts and Media industries (K, J) SKILLS 5.
For instance, Brian Kiteley’s ‘Reading and Writing Historical Fiction’ and David Rain’s ‘Literary Genres’ include digressions into different aspects of the history of the novel, and might be read in conjunction with Jane Rogers’s ‘Introduction to the Novel’.
Aaron Kunin’s ‘New Poetries’ is packed full of references to experiments with writing and concepts and takes the reader well beyond the realms of poetry.