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Writing for the Screen

Writing for the Screen

Creative and Critical Approaches

  • Author: Craig Batty,Zara Waldeback
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137146656
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 216
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This fresh approach to scriptwriting, innovative in style and approach, incorporates both creativity and critical appraisal as essential methods in writing for the screen. Contemporary case studies, in-depth analyses and interactive exercises create a wealth of ideas for those wishing to work in the industry or deepen their study of the practice.

Writing for Theatre

Writing for Theatre

Creative and Critical Approaches

  • Author: Kim Wiltshire
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137369205
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 208
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Writing for theatre is a unique art form, different even from other kinds of scriptwriting. This book will take you on a journey from the origins of theatre to what it means to write for the stage today. Through a series of interviews with writers, directors and dramaturgs, it explores the foundations, traits and skills necessary for playwriting.

Creative and Critical Approaches to the Short Story

Creative and Critical Approaches to the Short Story

  • Author: Noel H. Kaylor, Jr.
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 488
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The collection is unique in that it combines the critical creative approaches to short fiction and includes works by inflential critics and writers who convey their love of the genre through their writing. Contributors include some of the best critics of the Short Story anywhere, talented fiction writers (one a Pulitzer Prize winner).

Writing Fiction

Writing Fiction

Creative and Critical Approaches

  • Author: Amanda Boulter
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137021519
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 224
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Exploring writing as a practice, Boulter draws from the work of writers and theorists to show how cultural and literary debates can help writers enhance their own fiction. Negotiating the creative-critical crossover, this is an approachable book that helps students develop practical writing skills and a critical awareness of creative possibilities.

Creative Writing and Stylistics

Creative Writing and Stylistics

Creative and Critical Approaches

  • Author: Jeremy Scott
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 1137010673
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 248
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Exploring the practice of writing through stylistics, Jeremy Scott draws on the work of writers and theorists to show how stylistic techniques can help writers enhance their own fiction. Negotiating the creative-critical crossover, this book helps students develop practical writing skills and a critical awareness of creative possibilities.

The Creative Screenwriter

The Creative Screenwriter

Exercises to Expand Your Craft

  • Author: Craig Batty,Zara Waldeback
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1408155192
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 224
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This is a book for aspiring screenwriters who want to establish a powerful writing practice; a manual for teachers and students seeking inspiring exercises to encourage discussion and reflection; and a handbook for professionals wanting to hone their craft and solve specific writing problems. It is a book that will help rekindle the creative spark, remind you why you enjoy writing, and create new ways to help you expertly express the stories you want to tell - and sell!

Critical Approaches to Creative Writing

Critical Approaches to Creative Writing

  • Author: Graeme Harper
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 131739500X
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 122
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What is creative writing? In Critical Approaches to Creative Writing, Graeme Harper draws on both creative and critical knowledge to look at what creative writing is, and how it can be better understood. Harper explores how to critically consider creative writing in progress, while also tutoring the reader on how to improve their own final results. Throughout the book, Harper explains the nature of ‘creative exposition’, where creative writing is closely and directly examined in practice as well as through its final results. This book aims to empower you to develop your own critical approaches so that you can consider any creative writing situations you face, develop creative exposition that can be applied to writing problems, provide you with more creative choices and assist you in building your creative writing strengths.

Mobile Media Making in an Age of Smartphones

Mobile Media Making in an Age of Smartphones

  • Author: M. Berry,M. Schleser
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137469811
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 164
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With the rise of smartphones and the proliferation of applications, the ways everyday media users and creative professionals represent, experience, and share the everyday is changing. This collection reflects on emergent creative practices and digital ethnographies of new socialities associated with smartphone cameras in everyday life.

Critical Approaches to Writing about Film

Critical Approaches to Writing about Film

  • Author: John E. Moscowitz
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 212
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This book explains how to prepare for and write various types of critical pieces on film. It distinguishes the four main critical formats of writing about film—the review, the critique, the comparative analysis and the documented research paper—from each other (why, when, and how to use each and the different aspects within each). The book provides theory, discussion, component examples and full samples of all formats discussed. The book also provides exercises and strategies to prepare the critic to watch the film and write a first draft. B> preparation for and the process of film criticism, style and structure in film criticism, the review, the analytical critique, the comparative analysis, the documented research paper, primary and secondary sources of works guidelines and an index of names and titles. For anyone interested in critiquing films for personal interest or professional writing.

Screenwriters and Screenwriting

Screenwriters and Screenwriting

Putting Practice into Context

  • Author: C. Batty
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137338938
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 301
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Screenwriters and Screenwriting is an innovative, fresh and lively book that is useful for both screenwriting practice and academic study. It is international in scope, with case studies and analyses from the US, the UK, Australia, Japan, Ireland and Denmark. The book presents a distinctive collection of chapters from creative academics and critical practitioners that serve one purpose: to put aspects of screenwriting practice into their relevant contexts. Focusing on how screenplays are written, developed and received, the contributors challenge assumptions of what 'screenwriting studies' might be, and celebrates the role of the screenwriter in the creation of a screenplay. It is intended to be thought provoking and stimulating, with the ultimate aim of inspiring current and future screenwriting practitioners and scholars.

A Creative Approach to Teaching Writing

A Creative Approach to Teaching Writing

  • Author: Steve Bowkett
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1441168044
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 176
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Why should children learn to write fluently? What difference will it make to them and the opportunities available to them later on in life? The ability to communicate clearly, accurately and persuasively is a vital life skill. Deficiencies in motivation and thinking skills pervade the challenge of improving children's literacy levels. Get Them Thinking Like Writers! combines practical activities to help children aged 7-11 develop their writing skills, with insights into the attitude that experienced writers apply to their craft. The activities explore different working methods - such as how authors tap into and develop their creativity and how they deal with 'writer's block' - and are supported by strategies for thinking that will develop children's literacy and the way they use language to express their opinions in all subject areas. Steve Bowkett, author, storyteller and education consultant, provides the key concepts and learning benefits of each strategy, along with a series of activities, extension ideas and useful links. Linked resources can be found on the series companion website.

The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing

The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing

  • Author: David Morley,Philip Neilsen
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 0521768497
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 222
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A lively, practical guide to creative writing as discipline and craft, ideal for students and teachers.

Creative Writing Studies

Creative Writing Studies

Practice, Research and Pedagogy

  • Author: Prof. Graeme Harper,Dr. Jeri Kroll
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters
  • ISBN: 9781847696793
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 200
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The chapters in this book range across all three areas of its subtitle practice, research and pedagogy – testifying to the integrated nature of creative writing as a university discipline. Writers from the USA, the UK and Australia concentrate on the most critical issues facing this popular, fast-developing and sometimes embattled area of study: practice-led research in creative writing; the nature of higher degrees; the place of critical/theoretical discourse in the discipline; the best teaching methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and the challenge of creative writers who are also university teachers. These exciting essays, thus, chart creative writing’s evolution as a site of knowledge in the contemporary university.

Writing Song Lyrics

Writing Song Lyrics

A Creative and Critical Approach

  • Author: Glenn Fosbraey,Andy Melrose
  • Publisher: Red Globe Press
  • ISBN: 9781137605382
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 236
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This book is unique in offering practical advice on writing song lyrics within a critically informed framework. Part I provides the theoretical underpinning, while Part II covers the creative process, pulling together all the best songwriting advice and offering practical exercises. Fusing creative guidance with rigorous criticism, this is an essential companion for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Songwriting, Creative Writing and Music. Lively and accessible, it is a one-stop shop for all aspiring songwriters.

How to Read Texts

How to Read Texts

A Student Guide to Critical Approaches and Skills, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Neil McCaw
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 144119066X
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 192
  • View: 6784
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Now covering multi-media texts and practical advice on essay-writing and independent research, this is an essential guide to critical reading at university level

Books in Print 2009-2010

Books in Print 2009-2010

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780835250191
  • Category: Publishers' catalogs
  • Page: N.A
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Writing Poetry

Writing Poetry

Creative and Critical Approaches

  • Author: Chad Davidson,Gregory Fraser
  • Publisher: Palgrave
  • ISBN: 9780230008120
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 224
  • View: 2361
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Writing Poetry combines an accessible introduction to the essential elements of the craft, with a critical awareness of its underpinnings. The authors argue that separating the making of poems from critical thinking about them is a false divide and encourage students to become accomplished critics and active readers of poetic texts.

Film: The Essential Study Guide

Film: The Essential Study Guide

  • Author: Ruth Doughty,Deborah Shaw
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134075634
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 240
  • View: 1990
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Providing a key resource to new students, Film: The Essential Study Guide introduces all the skills needed to succeed on a film studies course. This succinct, accessible guide covers key topics such as: Using the library Online research and resources Viewing skills How to watch and study foreign language films Essay writing Presentation skills Referencing and plagiarism Practical Filmmaking Including exercises and examples, Film: The Essential Study Guide helps film students understand how study skills are applicable to their learning and gives them the tools to flourish in their degree.

Second Language Creative Writers

Second Language Creative Writers

Identities and Writing Processes

  • Author: Yan Zhao
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters
  • ISBN: 1783093021
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 216
  • View: 7942
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This monograph investigates 15 L2 creative writers’ social constructive power in identity constructions. Through interviews and think-aloud story writing sessions, the central study considers how L2 writer voices are mediated by the writers’ autobiographical identities, namely, their sense of selves formulated by their previous language learning and literacy experiences. The inquiry takes the epistemological stance that L2 creative writing is simultaneously a cognitive construct and a social phenomenon and that these two are mutually inclusive. The study contributes to L2 creative writing research and L2 learner identity research and will be of benefit to researchers, language teachers and writing instructors who wish to understand creative writing processes in order to help develop their students’ positive self-esteem, confidence, motivation and engagement with the L2.

The Psychology of Screenwriting

The Psychology of Screenwriting

Theory and Practice

  • Author: Jason Lee
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • ISBN: 1623564735
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 208
  • View: 9788
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The Psychology of Screenwriting is more than an interesting book on the theory and practice of screenwriting. It is also a philosophical analysis of predetermination and freewill in the context of writing and human life in our mediated world of technology. Drawing on humanism, existentialism, Buddhism, postmodernism and transhumanism, and diverse thinkers from Meister Eckhart to Friedrich Nietzsche, Theodor Adorno, Jacques Derrida, Jean Baudrillard and Gilles Deleuze, The Psychology of Screenwriting will be of use to screenwriters, film students, philosophers and all those interested in contemporary theory. This book combines in-depth critical and cultural analysis with an elaboration on practice in an innovative fashion. It explores how people, such as those in the Dogme 95 movement, have tried to overcome traditional screenwriting, looking in detail at the psychology of writing and the practicalities of how to write well for the screen. This is the first book to include high-theory with screenwriting practice whilst incorporating the Enneagram for character development. Numerous filmmakers and writers, including David Lynch, Jim Jarmusch, David Cronenberg, Pedro AlmodÃ3var, Darren Aronofsky, Sally Potter and Charlie Kaufman are explored. The Psychology of Screenwriting is invaluable for those who want to delve deeper into writing for the screen.