Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief, Third Edition

David Starkey
Published in 2016
by Bedford/St. Martin’s

This practical textbook provides an inspiring jumpstart to delving into the craft of writing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama, with sections on each of the four genres including discussions and analyses of key literary elements, inventive writing exercises, and short anthologies of exemplary contemporary work, ranging from traditional to experimental. The revised edition also includes a section on hybrid writing, as well as updated advice on how to get published.