Catherine Quinn, bestselling author of Thief Taker
BACK TO CREATIVE WRITING SCHOOL
It’s about using 30 imaginative writing exercises to experiment with new ideas.
It’s about defeating the blank page.
It’s about producing the best kind of writing you can achieve.
Written with passion, authority and gentle humour, it’s recommended by bestselling authors, creative writing lecturers and students.
What bestselling authors say:
An indispensable tool for anyone wanting to write fiction...
Sarah Rayner, author of One Moment, One Morning
It's more than a writer's handbook - it's a book which anyone could read and if they did they would probably find their pleasure in words and the world heightened.
Lizzie Enfield, author of What You Don’t Know and Uncoupled
What creative writing lecturers say:
Accessible, practical, useful advice from a true professional; what more could you want? There are exercises here for every situation and you are guaranteed to improve as a writer if you follow them. I recommend this book to all my students, and I recommend it to you. Great stuff.
Alex Pheby, Programme Leader for Creative Writing, University of Greenwich
If you have any aspirations to pursue creative writing, this is an ideal book to help you keep focused. A must buy.
Ashley Lister, writer and creative writing lecturer, Blackpool and the Fylde College
One exercise triggered a sudden rush of character development for my third novel: a pivotal moment akin to falling in love.
Dr Naomi Foyle, writer and creative writing lecturer, Chichester University
Bridget Whelan is a novelist, prize winning short story writer and creative writing lecturer who has taught on undergraduate courses and in adult education. She has also been Writer in Residence for a medical charity and at a community centre for the unemployed & low waged.