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Neale, Derek (2020). Introduction. In: Neale, Derek ed. Writing Talk: Interviews with writers about the creative process. London: Routledge, pp. 1–17.

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Abstract

This is the substantive introduction to 'Writing Talk: interviews with writers about the creative process'. It investigates the role of writer-interview in further examining aspects of the writing process. It including the following sections: 'On these writers'; 'The virtue of interview'; 'On the creative process'; 'Uncertainty and the necessity of not knowing'; 'Image before word'; 'The author is dead, but what of the writer?' This introduction is written by the book's editor and interviewer. The interviewed writers are: Alan Ayckbourn, Iain Banks, Helen Blakeman, Louis de Bernières, Sarah Butler, Andrew Cowan, Jenny Diski, Patricia Duncker, David Edgar, Tanika Gupta, Richard Holmes, Hanif Kureishi, Bryony Lavery, Toby Litt, Kareem Mortimer, Michèle Roberts, Jane Rogers, Willy Russell and Sally Wainwright.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2020 Derek Neale
ISBN: 1-138-32030-7, 978-1-138-32030-7
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
The Open University (OU)Not SetThe Open University (OU)
Keywords: Creative Writing; writing process; creative process; writers; interview; playwriting; scriptwriting; life writing; creative nonfiction; fiction writing; novels; adaptation; short stories; radio drama; tacit knowledge; uncertainty
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Contemporary Cultures of Writing
Item ID: 70432
Depositing User: Derek Neale
Date Deposited: 14 May 2020 08:51
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2020 15:43
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/70432
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