Synopses & Reviews
A useful, enjoyable workbook to inspire you to think and write more creatively. In over 300 silly and serious exercises, poet-teacher Paul Matthews gives our fantasy permission to enjoy itself, and then when he has the life flowing, he provides the tools to craft it into poetry and story. Though the exercises are intended for group work with adults, individuals and teachers of children will have no difficulty adapting them to their needs.
"The most unusual guidebook for creative writing in the world...this book has wings." --Robert Sardello, PhD, from his Foreword
This is an inspirational workbook of creative writing exercises for poets and teachers, and for all who wish to develop the life of the imagination. Paul Mathews gives us permission to indulge our fantasy, and then, when that life is flowing, provides the tools to craft it into poetry and song.
Includes more than 300 exercises for improving writing skills, for self study. They are ideally suited for group work with adults. Teachers will find these exercises popular with students.
A workbook of creative writing exercises which can be used by individuals, teachers with students and writing groups. There are over 300 exercises, both "silly" and "serious", which provide many ideas for improving writing. Teachers should find a multitude of ideas for the classroom.