Resources Print and online resources recommended by ACWRN members


Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry, Eds Estelle Barrett & Barbara Bolt (2010)

Telling Lies for Fun and Profit: A Manual for Fiction Writers, Lawrence Block (1984)

Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft 7th Edition, Janet Burroway (2007)

Adventures in Form: A Compendium of Poetic Forms, Ed Tom Chivers (2012)

Now Write: Fiction Writing Exercises from Today’s best Writers and Teachers, Ed Sherry Ellis (2006)

Fiction and Diction, Gerard Genette (1993)

When Elephants Teach: Creative Writing Since 1880, David Gershom Myers (1996)

The Art of Short Story: 52 Great Authors, Their Best Short Fiction, and Their Insights on Writing. Eds Dana Gioia & R.S. Gwynn (2006)

99 ways into New Zealand Poetry, Eds Paula Green and Harvey Ricketts (2010)

The Short Screenplay: Your Short Film From Concept to Production, Dan Gurskis (2007)

Teaching Creative Writing, Graeme Harper (2006)

Words Chosen Carefully: New Zealand Writers in Discussion, Ed Siobhan Harvey (2010)

The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World, Lewis Hyde (2007)

On Writing, Stephen King (2000)

Manuscript Makeover: Revision Techniques No Fiction Writer Can Afford to Ignore, Elizabeth Lyon (2008)

The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing, Mark McGurl (2007)

The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing, Eds David Morley and Philip Neilsen (2012)

Screenwriting Research Network (Leeds University): http://screenwritingresearch.com/

Artful, Ali Smith (2013)

The Making of a Poem: A Norton anthology of Poetic Forms, Eds Mark Strand and Eavan Boland (2001)

The Writer's Journey: Mythical Structure for Writers 3rd Edition, Christopher Vogler (2007)

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