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Teaching Creative Writing: Ideas, exercises, resources and lesson plans for teachers of creative-writing classes

Title: Teaching Creative Writing: Ideas, exercises.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Paperback / softback

Book Condition: New

About this title

This practical book will provide an invaluable resource for teachers of this increasingly popular subject as well as leaders of local writers’ groups. It provides a wealth of ideas on lesson content, including ‘ice breakers’, group rules and starter activities, and examples of actual exercises that can be used, with suggested adaptations for different abilities. There are tips on group management, giving feedback, setting boundaries, and dealing with any difficulties that may arise.

About the Author:

Helen Stockton is a Creative Writing Tutor and Programme Development and Marketing Manager for the Adult College for East Sussex. She teaches creative writing to adult learning groups, and, as a Curriculum Manager, recruits, trains and supports Adult Education Tutors in teaching creative writing.

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Teaching Creative Writing : Ideas, Exercises, Resources and Lesson Plans for Teachers of Creative-writing Classes

If you teach creative writing or facilitate a writing group, you will want to inspire, inform and encourage would-be writers. This book is a unique, practical resource offering guidance, ideas and exercises to help you do just that. It moves from planning and structuring courses to giving ideas and exercises on all the key aspects of creative writing, providing a wealth of really useful advice and tips. It will enable you to pass on your particular expertise and enthusiasm imaginatively and professionally to all your students.

Teaching Creative Writing : Ideas, exercises, resources and lesson plans for teachers of creative-writing classes

If you teach creative writing or facilitate a writing group, you will want to inspire, inform and encourage would-be writers. This book is a unique, practical resource offering guidance, ideas and exercises to help you do just that.

It moves from planning and structuring courses to giving ideas and exercises on all the key aspects of creative writing, providing a wealth of really useful advice and tips. It will enable you to pass on your particular expertise and enthusiasm imaginatively and professionally to all your students.

· Guidance on teaching all the skills of creative writing
· Ideas on lesson content, example exercises and setting homework
· Support on dealing with problems and adapting for different abilities
· Tips on group management and feedback
· A – Z of specific genres with examples of learning activities.

This book will ensure that your teaching will be effective, fun and immensely rewarding.