Writing Short Stories

Writing Short Stories : A Routledge Writer's Guide

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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, provides a variety of case studies and examples of how others have approached the genre and sets a series of engaging exercises to help hone your skills. This inspiring book is the ideal guide for those new to the genre or for anyone wanting to improve their technique.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 317g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1138955426
  • 9781138955424

About Ailsa Cox

Ailsa Cox is Reader in Creative Writing and English at Edge Hill University, UK.show more

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Spinning a yarn 2. Capturing the moment 3. Humour, character and dialogue 4. The fantastic 5. What if? 6. Reality 7. Love, death and desire Resources Glossary Bibliographyshow more