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ISBN-10 1457642913ISBN-13 9781457642913
ISBN-10 1457611562ISBN-13 9781457611568
Author(s): David Starkey
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Copyright year: © 2013 

How can students with widely varied levels of literary experience learn to write poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama — over the course of only one semester? In Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief, David Starkey offers some solutions to the challenges of teaching the introductory creative writing course: (1) concise, accessible instruction in the basics of writing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama; (2) short models of literature to analyze, admire and emulate; (3) inventive and imaginative assignments that inspire and motivate.