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The Art of the Novel

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Description for The Art of the Novel Paperback. The Art of the Novel is the first textbook written by writers who are also teachers for today's Creative Writing students as well as more experienced practitioners of the novel. The guide brings together specially-commissioned essays from well-published novelists many of whom are also prize winners. Editor(s): Royle, Nicholas. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: CBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 170.
How do you write a novel? Practising novelists and teachers of creative writing reveal their working methods and offer practical advice. Subjects covered range from magic realism to characterisation, surrealism to historical fiction, via perspective, plot twists and avoiding being boring, among many others. This book is for creative writing students writers and readers of novels teachers of creative writing With contributions from Leone Ross, Tom Bromley, Jenn Ashworth, AJ Dalton, Nikesh Shukla, Stella Duffy, Mark Morris, Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle, Alice ... Read more

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About Nicholas Royle
Nicholas Royle was born in Manchester in 1963. He is the author of seven novels, including: Counterparts, Saxophone Dreams, and First Novel, and a short story collection, Mortality. He has edited sixteen anthologies, including A Book of Two Halves and Neonlit: Time Out Book of New Writing. He lives between London and Manchester and teaches creative writing at MMU. ... Read more

Reviews for The Art of the Novel
The tips are all good, the exercises useful, and the recommended books will give you quite a reading list!
Graeme Shimmin Royle's (excellent) taste means that little explosions of weirdness or transcendence often erupt amid much well-observed everyday life.
Boyd Tonkin
The Independent
Some pairings can be relied upon - literature and life, Steptoe and Son, ... Read more

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