The Art of the Novel

The Art of the Novel 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 su

  • Title: The Art of the Novel
  • Author: Nicholas Royle Jenn Ashworth Tom Bromley Sarah Butler Stella Duffy Kerry Hudson Toby Litt Livi Michael
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 167
  • Format: 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 ofHow 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, JennAshworth, AJ Dalton, Nikesh Shukla, Stella Duffy, Mark Morris, Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle, Alice Thompson, Kerry Hudson, Toby Litt, Livi Michael, Joe Stretch, JamesMiller, Sarah Butler, Will Wiles, Graeme Shimmin Featuring Eighteen specially commissioned essays Creative writing exercises Top tips Lists of recommended novels

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    1. Meh.I think I was looking for something a little more academic and technical. More stuff about what exactly constitutes a novel, what it has that short stories don't, stuff on how character developments and subplots differ in this particular type of literature. Instead it was a series of informal essays about how exactly to write a novel: time management, editing, a few chapters on the characteristics of particular genres (interesting enough, though I disagreed entirely with one author's descrip [...]

    2. Really interesting. I quite hope someone in Australia does one of these type of books with Australian authors because I feel this had a very British focus.

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