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Document A vital principle of creative writing

A brief consideration of Metonymy and Synecdoche and how they relate to a vital principle of creative writing.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Document Sebastian Faulks Birdsong

Short extracts from Faulk's seminal work for criticism and review.

20th century, World War One, Novels, birdsong view
Document What does the concept of character mean in creative prose?

Notes on the subject of character in fiction.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Document Some notes on writing dialogue

Notes on writing dialogue that include references to Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants and an Arvon Foundation interview.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Document What is a theme?

Consideration of themes in fiction.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Document Some questions and ‘answers’ relating to voice, summer 2011

Exploration of the subject of voice in fiction, presented in Q&A form.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Link The Best Novels You Haven't Read

Scholars from UC Berkeley and Stanford University discuss the novel as a literary form.

The Novel, Novels, Contemporary, Analysis view
Link Dickens in Context

Video lectures, notes, and readings on Dicken’s works and their contexts.

Charles Dickens, Victorian, Nineteenth-century, Fiction, Manuscripts, Novels view
Link Fiction Writing Basics

Introductory resource covering the basics of plot, character, theme, conflict and point of view.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Link The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing

Public domain edition of pioneering book that introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading.

Analysis, Creative Non-fiction, Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Poetry view
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