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2014-04-19

Kietzman to share creative writing tips - Midland Daily News

2014-04-17
Kietzman to share creative writing tipsMidland Daily NewsAt this year's workshop, “The Writing Process: Making Average Writing Better than Average,” Kietzman will share how to improve creative writing skills, calling upon her 25 years of experience writing fiction. She has English and journalism degrees and ...

46th Creative Writing Awards puts student talent in spotlight - Oswegonian

2014-04-17
Oswegonian46th Creative Writing Awards puts student talent in spotlightOswegonian(Photo provided by Taisha Laird). On Quest Day, the English and creative writing departments honored its best and brightest at the 46th annual Charles F. and Miriam B. Davis Creative Writing Awards. After professor Leigh Wilson's characteristically ...

Prada announces creative writing contest with RM22k cash prize - The Star Online

2014-04-18
Prada announces creative writing contest with RM22k cash prizeThe Star OnlineThe Italian luxury label Prada has announced its second creative writing competition, the Prada Feltrinelli Prize through its Prada Journal website, offering a RM22k prize for the winner. With her PhD in political science, Miuccia Prada has always been ...

MGCCC recognizes competition winners at creative writing ceremony - Mississippi Press (blog)

2014-04-15
MGCCC recognizes competition winners at creative writing ceremonyMississippi Press (blog)GAUTIER, Mississippi -- The 2014 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Creative Writing Ceremony was held on April 10 at the Estuarine Education Center on the Jackson County Campus. The event, sponsored this year by the Jackson County Campus ...

Creative writing workshops - Galway Advertiser

2014-04-16
Creative writing workshopsGalway AdvertiserCreative writing workshops. Galway Advertiser, April 17, 2014. THE FICTION writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars will host daytime classes in the Galway Arts Centre, for beginner and continuing creative writing students. The class, which is suitable for ...

We can tell a different story about creative writing classes | @guardianletters

2014-04-18
It's fair enough to debate the value of creative writing courses ( Creative writing courses are a waste of time, says Kureishi , 5 March). However, my experience at Bath Spa University is not like his. The students on our creative writing MA are talented and focused. Our courses have close links with the publishing industry, and many graduates find agents and publishing deals. In January, one of ...

So you want to be a writer …

2014-04-17
Last week Hanif Kureishi dismissed creative writing courses as 'a waste of time', yet they have never been more popular. Other leading author-teachers reveal their advice to students Click here to read authors' 10 rules for writing Philip Hensher Good writing is a mixture of the calculated and the instinctual. No one writes through pure dazed inspiration; questions of craft and calculation enter ...

So you want to be a writer … advice from the experts

2014-04-15
Last week Hanif Kureishi dismissed creative writing courses as 'a waste of time', yet they have never been more popular. Other leading author-teachers reveal their advice to students Click here to read authors' 10 rules for writing Philip Hensher Good writing is a mixture of the calculated and the instinctual. No one writes through pure dazed inspiration; questions of craft and calculation enter ...

Creativity as a Solution to Bullying

2014-04-16
Teacher Trudi Carter suggests creative writing to help students figure out their differences in new book. (PRWeb April 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11765127.htm

Novelist Kureshi is wrong: creative writing helps us respond to literature

2014-03-22
Creative writing, under fire from professor Hanif Kureshi as a playground for future bestseller writers, is in fact a demanding academic discipline that is transforming the study of English Last week the celebrated controversialist and novelist Hanif Kureshi said that creative writing courses are a "waste of time" . It's encouraging to see that, now he's a professor of creative writing, his ...