How We Write: Writing as Creative Design

How We Write: Writing as Creative Design

By: Mike Sharples (author)Hardback

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Description

How We Write is an accessible guide to the entire writing process, from forming ideas to formatting text. Combining new explanations of creativity with insights into writing as design, it offers a full account of the mental, physical and social aspects of writing. How We Write explores: how children learn to write the importance of reflective thinking processes of planning, composing and revising visual design of text cultural influences on writing global hypertext and the future of collaborative and on-line writing. By referring to a wealth of examples from writers such as Umberto Eco, Terry Pratchett and Ian Fleming, How We Write ultimately teaches us how to control and extend our own writing abilities. How We Write will be of value to students and teachers of language and psychology, professional and aspiring writers, and anyone interested in this familiar yet complex activity.

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Contents

Writing in the head; the nature of writing; developing writing; constraint and creativity; writing on the page; writing as design; planning; composing; revising; being a writer; writing images; writing in the world; messages in bottles and cultures; writing together; media slip, dynatext, hypermedia and the docuverse.

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/12/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780415185868
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780415185868
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0415185866

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