This is a compelling look at the current state and future direction of creative writing by a preeminent scholar in the field.
- Explores the practice of creative writing, its place in the world, and its impact on individuals and communities
- Considers the process of creative writing as an art form and as a mode of communication
- Examines how new technology, notably the internet and cell phones, is changing the ways in which creative work is undertaken and produced
- Addresses such topics as writing as a cultural production, the education of a creative writer, the changing nature of communication, and different attitudes to empowerment
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