The Handbook of Creative Writing

As a handbook this guide is intended not just to help and inform, but also to provoke and
inspire. The contributors are professionals within their fields of expertise and apart from
being asked to cover the necessary topic have been free to deal with their subject how they
see fit – there has been no attempt to produce regulation and uniform chapters. The book
is aimed primarily at the student embarking on a creative writing programme in Higher
Education, with many of the writers here also teaching on creative writing MAs or MFAs,
and to that end many of the chapters reflect the different teaching styles...