Novel writing : a writers' and artists' companion / Romesh Gunesekera and A.L. Kennedy.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 223 pages).
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2015.
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- ISBN: 1780938268
- ISBN: 1780937105
- ISBN: 1780938268
- ISBN: 9781780938264
- ISBN: 9781780937885
- ISBN: 1780937881
|Bibliography, etc.:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214) and index.|
|Contents:||Authors and titles referred to by A. L. KennedyOther writers referred to; Index
TensesPoint of view (POV); Layout; Writing with others; Courses and workshops; Collaboration; Mentors; An agentâ#x80;#x99;s view; A brave new world: Digital media; An alphabetical list of questions for the digital age: ChrisÂ Meade interviewed by Romesh Gunesekera; The seven ages of the novelist; Resources; by Romesh Gunesekera; Books; UK courses; US courses; On-line; Workshop exercises; Procrastination; Travel toolkit; References; Basic kit; 100 milestones of the modern novel; End piece; Conclusion; Bibliography; Authors and titles referred to byÂ RomeshÂ ÂGunesekera
Doris LessingAndrea Levy; Tim Lott; Glenn Patterson; Tim Pears; Philip Pullman; MichÃl̈e Roberts; Elif Shafak; Evelyn Toynton; Jeanette Winterson; Grantaâ#x80;#x99;s Best of Young British Novelists 2013; Naomi Alderman; Tahmima Anam; Ned Beauman; Jenni Fagan; Adam Foulds; Xiaolu Guo; Joanna Kavenna; Benjamin Markovits; Kamila Shamsie; Evie Wyld; Part 3 Write on; Distance; Silence; Early issues; Planning; The â#x80;#x98;Wâ#x80;#x99; decisions; Research; Tools; Routine, time and zone; Finding your voice; Writing tips; Starting; Keeping on; Reaching the end; Rewriting and editing; Nuts and bolts; Grammar; Punctuation
CharactersMoral and personal issues; The chicken and the egg; Generation of elements; Point of view and perspective; Voice, language and dialogue; Voice; Language and dialogue; Endings; Life lessons; Senses; Media; Within any given month; The poisoned chalice; The public; Stalking; Interviews; Other exposure and activities; Other writers; Saying no; Part 2 Tips and tales â#x80;#x93; guest contributions; Tips from Novelists; Hanan al-Shaykh; Bernardo Atxaga; Tash Aw; Joan Brady; Amit Chaudhuri; Stevie Davies; Anita Desai; Louise Doughty; Anne Enright; Jonathan Franzen; Lynn Freed; Alan Hollinghurst
Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Novel; (a foreword); Preface; Part 1 On novel writing; Reflections; What is a novel?; The novel â#x80;#x93; what I wish Iâ#x80;#x99;d known before I started; Creative worrying; Message from Delphi; A solitary vocation; The joy of not writing; Writing my first novel; Reading first; The advice; Starting to write; The plan; Autobiography; My lessons; Elements; Beginnings and preparation; Who are you?; Who is your reader?; Environment; Health; Routine; Itâ#x80;#x99;s different for girls; Character and plot; Deep idea; Support networks; Setting, place and atmosphere
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Citation: Gunesekera, Romesh. "Novel writing : a writers' and artists' companion." London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2015.