The Arvon Book of Life Writing

The Arvon Book of Life Writing Author Sally Cline
ISBN-10 9781408198803
Release 2010-08-10
Pages 288
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Fascinating, wide-ranging, hugely knowledgeable - an indispensable guide and a beguiling education William Boyd Packed with insights and advice - just the inspiration to start writing! Jenny Uglow Everyone has a story This book shows how the best writers tell them, and offers advice on how to tell them yourself. Biographers Sally Cline and Carole Angier teach life writing - an area of creative writing that is exploding in popularity - at the world-famous Arvon Foundation. They have distilled the essence of their popular course on memoir, autobiography and biography into this wide-ranging book. The Arvon Book of Life Writing offers three fascinating ways into the genre. First, reflections on their trade by the authors, exploring its special challenges: truth, memory, ethics, evidence and interpretation. Second, personal tips and tales from 32 top British and American life writers - autobiographers and memoirists, literary, sports and celebrity biographers; plus a critic, an agent, a literary editor, two novelists, and a ghost writer. Third, a practical guide, complete with exercises, designed for use in creative writing courses or by individual writers at home. No other book contains such detailed, witty and professional advice on the genre.



Life Writing

Life Writing Author Sally Cline
ISBN-10 9781472524256
Release 2013-10-10
Pages 288
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Life Writing: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing biography, autobiography and memoir. PART 1 explores the history and forms of life writing and the challenges and potential pitfalls of the genre. PART 2 includes tips by bestselling writers: Diana Athill, Alan Bennett, Alain de Botton, Jill Dawson, Millicent Dillon, Margaret Drabble, Geoff Dyer, Victoria Glendinning, Lyndall Gordon, Peter Hayter, Richard Holmes, Michael Holroyd, Kathryn Hughes, Diane Johnson, Hermione Lee, Andrew Lownie, Janet Malcolm, Alexander Masters, Nancy Milford, Blake Morrison, Andrew Morton, Clare Mulley, Jenni Murray, Nicholas Murray, Kristina Olsson, Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, Meryle Secrest, Miranda Seymour, Frances Spalding, Hilary Spurling, Boyd Tonkin, Edmund White. PART 3 includes practical advice - from planning, researching and interviewing to writing, pacing and navigating ethical issues.



Cadilarin Kesfi

Cadilarin Kesfi Author Deborah Harkness
ISBN-10 6053432164
Release 2014-04-01
Pages 672
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Cadilarin Kesfi has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Cadilarin Kesfi also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Cadilarin Kesfi book for free.



The Arvon Book of Crime and Thriller Writing

The Arvon Book of Crime and Thriller Writing Author Michelle Spring
ISBN-10 9781408131220
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 304
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A professional handbook from tutors at the prestigious Arvon Foundation writing course with contributions from leading crime writers.



The Arvon Book of Literary Non Fiction

The Arvon Book of Literary Non Fiction Author Sally Cline
ISBN-10 9781408131237
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 288
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A professional guide to the rapidly evolving genre of literary non-fiction written by tutors from the prestigious Arvon Foundation course and with contributions from leading writers.



The Women Who Flew for Hitler

The Women Who Flew for Hitler Author Clare Mulley
ISBN-10 9781447274247
Release 2017-06-29
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Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in 1930s Germany. With the war, both became pioneering test pilots and both were awarded the Iron Cross for service to the Third Reich. But they could not have been more different and neither woman had a good word to say for the other. Hanna was middle-class, vivacious and distinctly Aryan, while the darker, more self-effacing Melitta, came from an aristocratic Prussian family. Both were driven by deeply held convictions about honour and patriotism but ultimately while Hanna tried to save Hitler's life, begging him to let her fly him to safety in April 1945, Melitta covertly supported the most famous attempt to assassinate the Führer. Their interwoven lives provide a vivid insight into Nazi Germany and its attitudes to women, class and race. Acclaimed biographer Clare Mulley gets under the skin of these two distinctive and unconventional women, giving a full - and as yet largely unknown - account of their contrasting yet strangely parallel lives, against a changing backdrop of the 1936 Olympics, the Eastern Front, the Berlin Air Club, and Hitler's bunker. Told with brio and great narrative flair, The Women Who Flew for Hitler is an extraordinary true story, with all the excitement and colour of the best fiction.



The Spy Who Loved

The Spy Who Loved Author Clare Mulley
ISBN-10 9781250030337
Release 2013-06-11
Pages 448
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The Untold Story of Britain's First Female Special Agent of World War II In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her name was Christine Granville. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising; that she had survived the Second World War was remarkable. The daughter of a feckless Polish aristocrat and his wealthy Jewish wife, Granville would become one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents. Having fled to Britain on the outbreak of war, she was recruited by the intelligence services and took on mission after mission. She skied over the hazardous High Tatras into occupied Poland, served in Egypt and North Africa, and was later parachuted behind enemy lines into France, where an agent's life expectancy was only six weeks. Her courage, quick wit, and determination won her release from arrest more than once, and saved the lives of several fellow officers—including one of her many lovers—just hours before their execution by the Gestapo. More importantly, the intelligence she gathered in her espionage was a significant contribution to the Allied war effort, and she was awarded the George Medal, the OBE, and the Croix de Guerre. Granville exercised a mesmeric power on those who knew her. In The Spy Who Loved, acclaimed biographer Clare Mulley tells the extraordinary history of this charismatic, difficult, fearless, and altogether extraordinary woman.



Writing Lives

Writing Lives Author Midge Gillies
ISBN-10 9780521732314
Release 2009-06-25
Pages 128
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Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. Writing Lives takes as its focus life writing, both autobiography and biography, discussing these genres specifically within the contexts of the lives and literary careers of writers, past and present. In addition to exploring the key characteristics of life writing, the book also examines the relationship between the lives of authors and the influence of these lives both on their own writing and on the reception of their work by contemporary and later readers. The book traces the origins of literary biography from its early roots to its position as a best-selling genre in its own right.



Get Started In Creative Writing Teach Yourself

Get Started In Creative Writing  Teach Yourself Author Stephen May
ISBN-10 9781444129311
Release 2010-04-30
Pages 288
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Get Started in Creative Writing is an indispensible guide to unlocking your creativity, finding your voice and choosing a genre of writing that suits you best, whether fiction or non-fiction, short stories or novels, children's books or travel writing. It features guidelines for do's and don'ts along with suggestions for crafting a distinctive style.With tips from some of the best-known writers of fiction and non-fiction, you will receive loads of helpful advice to enable you get your own work published. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of creative writing. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.



Sirlar Kitabi

Sirlar Kitabi Author Osho
ISBN-10 9754685207
Release 2012-11-01
Pages 654
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Sirlar Kitabi has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Sirlar Kitabi also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Sirlar Kitabi book for free.



How To Be A Writer

How To Be A Writer Author Sally O'Reilly
ISBN-10 9780748120642
Release 2011-11-03
Pages 256
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How To Be a Writer is a comprehensive guide to the career of writing from experienced writer and creative writing tutor Sally O'Reilly. The book will cover questions such as: If you want to be a writer, should you invest in a creative writing course? If so, which one? Are writing groups a good thing? What grants, awards and prizes are available to the aspiring writer? How should you plan your career in the long term? It will also feature an introduction from Fay Weldon - 'Why I wish I'd read this book when I was 25' - and will include comments and case studies from other established authors, agents and industry experts. How To Be a Writer will include everything that a writer needs to know about running their own career, from choosing an agent to café scribbling, and from filing a tax return to flirting with the literati and will be an essential reference book for any author who takes their work seriously.



Jean Rhys

Jean Rhys Author Carole Angier
ISBN-10 0316042633
Release 1990
Pages 762
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Traces the life of the British novelist, discusses the influence of her life on her writing, and examines each of her five novels



The Book of Summers

The Book of Summers Author Emylia Hall
ISBN-10 9780755390861
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 245
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Beth Lowe has been sent a parcel. Inside is a letter informing her that her long-estranged mother has died, and a scrapbook Beth has never seen before. Entitled The Book of Summers, it's stuffed with photographs and mementos complied by her mother to record the seven glorious childhood summers Beth spent in rural Hungary. It was a time when she trod the tightrope between separated parents and two very different countries; her bewitching but imperfect Hungarian mother and her gentle, reticent English father; the dazzling house of a Hungarian artist and an empty-feeling cottage in deepest Devon. And it was a time that came to the most brutal of ends the year Beth turned sixteen. Since then, Beth hasn't allowed herself to think about those years of her childhood. But the arrival of The Book of Summers brings the past tumbling back into the present; as vivid, painful and vital as ever.



G rkemli Kaybedenler

G  rkemli Kaybedenler Author Leonard Cohen
ISBN-10 6054972235
Release 2015-02-01
Pages 256
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G rkemli Kaybedenler has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from G rkemli Kaybedenler also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full G rkemli Kaybedenler book for free.



The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing

The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing Author David Morley
ISBN-10 0521547547
Release 2007-05-10
Pages 273
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All kinds of writing are covered in this useful and inspiring guide for students and aspiring writers.



Masumiyet ya da zel Iliski

Masumiyet ya da   zel Iliski Author Ian McEwan
ISBN-10 9750821483
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 232
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Masumiyet ya da zel Iliski has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Masumiyet ya da zel Iliski also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Masumiyet ya da zel Iliski book for free.



Still Life

Still Life Author Emma L. E. Rees
ISBN-10 9781905929887
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 77
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The Cheshire Prize for Literature was inaugurated in 2003 as the High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature. The 2010 competition was for poetry and this collection contains 58 of the shortlisted entries.