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Imaginative writing

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Imaginative writing (W800): The study of the creation of fictional text.

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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 Rewriting - an introduction

Sometimes tinkering around with the text is not enough, a complete rewrite is needed.

Creative Writing, Rewriting, Editing 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 Possession and the Apostrophe

How to use an apostrophe to indicate possession.

Creative Writing, Poetry, Prose, Grammar, Apostrophe view
Document Viewpoint - An Introduction

A basic introduction to viewpoint.

Creative Writing, Poetry, Prose view
Document What is a theme?

Consideration of themes in fiction.

Creative Writing, Fiction, Novels, Stories view
Document Commas

A practical approach to using commas in creative writing.

Creative Writing, Rewriting, Poetry, Prose, Commas 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
Document The General and the Specific

How to work with the general and specific, the abstract and concrete.

Creative Writing, Poetry, Prose view
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
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