The Way We Write: Interviews with Award-Winning Writers

The Way We Write: Interviews with Award-Winning Writers

by Barbara Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826495052

ISBN-13: 9780826495051

Pub. Date: 07/01/2007

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This book is a unique collection of new interviews with award-winning writers - novelists, poets, playwrights, screenplay writers and children's writers. Each discusses their process, both mental and physical: why they write, who they write for, where and how often they write, recurring themes, their problems and achievements. The interviews are personal, honest,

Overview

This book is a unique collection of new interviews with award-winning writers - novelists, poets, playwrights, screenplay writers and children's writers. Each discusses their process, both mental and physical: why they write, who they write for, where and how often they write, recurring themes, their problems and achievements. The interviews are personal, honest, informative, intriguing and often humorous. Together they offer a fascinating insight into the inspiration, experience and hard work that make successful writers. This engaging book inspires and delights: it is sure to appeal to anyone who loves reading or has ever wanted to be a writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826495051
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsInttroductionAl AlvarezMichael BondRaymond BriggsTracy ChevalierJulia DonaldsonMargaret DrabbleU.A. FanthorpeJulian FellowesSara MaitlandHarry MathewsMichael MorpurgoJoyce Carol OatesDon PatersonWilly RussellGraham SwiftEleanor UpdaleNaomi WallaceBenjamin ZephaniahIndex

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