Whether for high school, college or pleasure creative writing, you need to know the basic elements of the craft. Creative Writing DeMYSTiFieD gives you helpful suggestions for evaluating your work for freshness and originality and offers scores of exercises, techniques, samples and websites to access more. The book introduces you to general creative writing terms and craft as well as genre specific terms and craft elements.
Creative Writing DeMYSTiFieD lets you work at your own pace and provides:
-An overview of the creative writing field today and its history
-Insights from top writers in the creative writing subgenres
-Exercises by professionals in all the subgenres
-Answers to questions creative writers have
-Resources for revising and finishing your work
Sheila Bender is a poet, essayist, and esteemed author of over ten books on writing. She has taught English Literature, composition, and creative writing at community colleges as well as universities around the country for more than thirty years.
Bender writes instructional articles for magazines such as Writer's Digest and The Writer. She is the founder of Writing It Real, an online magazine for those who write from personal experience, as well as director of the annual Writing It Real writers’ conferences. She offers individual and group writing instruction through her website www.writingitreal.com.