Creative Writing Products

  • Body Language

    Narrating illness and disability

    Edited by G. Thomas Couser

    As much as we may like to evade them, illness and disability inescapably attend human embodiment – we are all vulnerable subjects. So it might seem natural and inevitable that the most universal, most democratic, form of literature – autobiography – should address these common features of human…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Breaking In

    Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches

    By Lee Jessup

    Breaking In: Tales from the Screenwriting Trenches is a no-nonsense, boots-on-the-ground exploration of how writers REALLY go from emerging to professional in today’s highly saturated and competitive screenwriting space. With a focus on writers who have gotten representation and broken into the TV…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Focal Press

  • Encyclopedia of American Humorists

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1988, this book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national. Although American literature was, in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1992, this book focuses on the oeuvre of S. J. Perelman. Taken together, the essays included serve as an introduction to this important humorist’s work, both in terms of the specific short prose pieces, plays, and films examined and as an overview of his lengthy professional…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Storytelling in Early Childhood

    Enriching language, literacy and classroom culture

    Edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell, Joan Swann

    Storytelling in Early Childhood is a captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children’s own stories in the early and primary years, it provides…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • The Futures of the Present: New Directions in (American) Literature

    Edited by Danuta Fjellestad, David Watson

    It has become a critical commonplace that postmodernism no longer serves as an adequate designation for contemporary literature. But what comes after postmodernism? What are the tendencies and directions within contemporary American literature that promise to shape its future? The contributions to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting Fundamentals

    The Art and Craft of Visual Writing

    By Irv Bauer

    Edited by Vimi Bauer

    Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Art and Craft of Visual Writing takes a step-by-step approach to screenwriting, starting with a blank page and working through each element of the craft. Written in an approachable anecdote-infused style that’s full of humor, Bauer shows the writer how to put the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Focal Press

  • Sharing Qualitative Research

    Showing Lived Experience and Community Narratives

    Edited by Susan Gair, Ariella van Luyn

    In an era of rapid technological change, are qualitative researchers taking advantage of new and innovative ways to gather, analyse and share community narratives? Sharing Qualitative Research presents innovative methods for harnessing creative storytelling methodologies and technologies that help…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • The Screenwriter's Path

    From Idea to Script to Sale

    By Diane Lake

    The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay—allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script. A tenured professor of screenwriting at Emerson College in Boston, author Diane Lake has 20 years' experience writing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Focal Press

  • Writing Short Stories

    A Routledge Writer's Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Ailsa Cox

    This new edition of Writing Short Stories has been updated throughout to include new and revised exercises, up-to-date coverage of emerging technologies and a new glossary of key terms and techniques. Ailsa Cox, a published short-story writer, guides the reader through the key aspects of the craft,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Before You Write Your Novel

    Essential Skills for the First-time Novelist

    By James McCreet

    Previously available as "Before You Write a Word", Before You Write Your Novel sets out the essential techniques and approaches that lay the perfect foundation for writing your first novel. This concise and readable guide addresses the major stumbling blocks of fiction writing: the importance of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

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