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The Art of the Novel Kindle Edition
How do you write a novel?
Practising novelists and teachers of creative writing reveal their working methods and offer practical advice. Subjects covered range from magic realism to characterisation, surrealism to historical fiction, via perspective, plot twists and avoiding being boring, among many others.
This book is for
creative writing students
writers and readers of novels
teachers of creative writing
With contributions from Leone Ross, Tom Bromley, Jenn Ashworth, AJ Dalton, Nikesh Shukla, Stella Duffy, Mark Morris, Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle, Alice Thompson, Kerry Hudson, Toby Litt, Livi Michael, Joe Stretch, James Miller, Sarah Butler, Will Wiles, Graeme Shimmin
Eighteen specially commissioned essays
Creative writing exercises
Lists of recommended novels
- ASIN : B016IO7GLW
- Publisher : Salt; UK ed. edition (October 25, 2015)
- Publication date : October 25, 2015
- Language : English
- File size : 1826 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 165 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,636,942 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews:
Top reviews from other countries
My only quasi-negative comment would be that the articles cover a wide range of genres and techniques (a good thing in and of itself) but I found that only a selection of them spoke to me as a writer. Articles of magic realism, for example, was not helpful to me as I do not consider myself a writer of magic realise. That said the article would be useful to those that do. One man's poison, and all that...