Do you have an idea that you're burning to get down on paper? Do
you want to document your travels to far-flung places, or write a
few stanzas of poetry? Whether you dream of being a novelist, a
travel writer, a poet, a playwright or a columnist, "Creative
Writing For Dummies" shows you how to unlock your creativity and
choose the genre of writing that suits you best. Walking you
through characterisation, setting, dialogue and plot, as well as
giving expert insights into both fiction and non-fiction, it's the
ideal launching pad to the world of creative writing.
"Creative Writing For Dummies" covers:
Part I: Getting started Chapter 1: Can Everyone Write?Chapter 2:
Getting into the Write MindChapter 3: Finding the Material to work
Part II: The Elements of Creative Writing Chapter 4: Creating
CharactersChapter 5: Discovering DialogueChapter 6: Who is telling
the story?Chapter 7: Creating your own worldChapter 8: Plotting
your wayChapter 9: Creating a StructureChapter 10: Rewriting and
Part III: Different Kinds of Fiction WritingChapter 11: Short
storiesChapter 12: NovelsChapter 13: Writing for childrenChapter
14: PlaysChapter 15: ScreenplaysChapter 16: Poetry
Part IV: Different kinds of Non-fiction writing Chapter 17:
Breaking into journalism - Writing articles/ magazine
writingChapter 18: Writing from life and autobiographyChapter 19:
Embroidering the facts: Narrative non-fictionChapter 20: Exploring
the world from your armchair - Travel writingChapter 21: Blogging -
the new big thing
Part V: Finding an audience Chapter 22: Finding editors/
publishers/ agents Chapter 23: Becoming a professional
Part VI: Part of Tens Chapter 24: Ten top tips for writers
Chapter 25: Ten ways to get noticed
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