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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 12.7mm | 232g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1138955434
  • 9781138955431
  • 349,078

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


Bibliography
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About Ailsa Cox

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