The Handbook of Creative Writing, Paperback / softback Book

The Handbook of Creative Writing Paperback / softback

Edited by Steven Earnshaw


This is the inspirational resource for tutors, students and other creative writing professionals, now in a new edition. 54 chapters cover the three central pillars of writing creatively: theories of creativity, the craft of writing and creative writing as a business.

With contributions from over 50 experts - poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars - from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia, this is the essential guide to writing, and getting published, in the English-speaking world.

New for this edition: chapters: on 'indie publishing', 'social media', 'flash fiction', 'song lyrics and poetry', 'creative critical hybrids', 'collaboration in the theatre', Inclusion of additional genres and activities; chapters updated to reflect changes in teaching, copyright & earning a living as a writer; and, updated Glossary of Terms.




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