In this invative fusion of practice and criticism, Jeremy Scott shows how insights from stylistics can enrich the craft of creative writing. Focusing on crucial methodological issues that confront the practicing writer,Creative Writing and Stylistics:- introduces key topics from stylistics;- provides in-depth analysis of a wide range of writing examples;- includes practical exercises to help develop creative writing skills.Clear and accessible, this invaluable guide will give both students and writers a greater critical awareness of the creative possibilities of language.
Jeremy Scott is Lecturer in English at the University of Kent, UK. He has published many articles on contemporary fiction, narrative technique and stylistics-based approaches to the teaching of creative writing. He has also published several short stories and is currently working on a novel.