Creative Writing Products

  • 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 – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • The Screenwriter's Path

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Writing for the Movies

    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

  • 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 – 2016-09-30 
    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 – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals)

    Rediscovering the Essay

    By Graham Good

    First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to the rise of the novel and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Poetry: The Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Jeffrey Wainwright

    Now in its third edition Poetry: The Basics remains an engaging exploration of the world of poetry. Drawing on examples ranging from Chaucer to children's rhymes, Cole Porter to Carol Ann Duffy, and from around the English-speaking world, it shows how any reader can understand and gain more…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction

    By Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, David Stoddard

    This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge

  • Utopias and the Environment

    Edited by Geoffrey Berry

    Utopias and the Environment explores the way in which the kind of ‘dreaming’, or re-visioning, known as the ‘utopian imaginary’ takes environmental concerns into account. This kind of creative intervention is increasingly important in an era of ecological crisis, as we witness the failure of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity

    Edited by Rodney H. Jones

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity provides an introduction to and survey of a wide range of perspectives on the relationship between language and creativity. Defining this complex and multifaceted field, this book introduces a conceptual framework through which the various…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

  • Screenplay

    Building Story Through Character

    By Jule Selbo

    Screenplay: Building Story Through Character is designed to help screenwriters turn simple or intricate ideas into exciting, multidimensional film narratives with fully-realized characters. Based on Jule Selbo’s unique 11-step structure for building story through characters, the book teaches…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge

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