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Life Writing (Paperback)

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Life Writing offers the novice writer engaging and creative activities, making use of insightful, relevant readings from well-known authors to illustrate the techniques presented. This volume makes use of new versions of key chapters from the recent Routledge/Open University textbook, Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings for writers who are specializing in life writing.





Using their experience and expertise as teachers as well as authors, Derek Neale and Sara Haslam guide aspiring writers through such key writing skills as:

























writing what you know

investigating biography and autobiography

using prefaces

finding a form

using memory

developing characters

using novelistic, poetic and dramatic techniques.



















The volume is further updated to include never-before published interviews and conversations with successful life writers such as Jenny Diski, Robert Fraser, Richard Holmes, Michael Holroyd, Jackie Kay, Hanif Kureishi and Blake Morrison. Concise and practical, Life Writing offers an inspirational guide to the methods and techniques of authorship and is a must-read for aspiring writers.

BiographyBiography: generalEssays & WritingWriting GuidesWriting & editing guides Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 12/12/2008 ISBN-13: 9780415461535  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sara Haslam is Lecturer in Literature at the Open University. She is the author of Fragmenting Modernism: Ford Madox Ford, the Novel and the Great War (2002), and editor of Ford's England and the English (2003) as well as Ford Madox Ford and the City (2005). She is working on a study of Ford's biography. Derek Neale is Lecturer in Creative Writing at the Open University. He is an award winning fiction writer and much of his PhD research focused on the link between writing and memory. He is editor and co-author of A Creative Writing Handbook (2009, A&C Black) and co-author of Writing Fiction (2008, Routledge).

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