How We Write: Writing as Creative Design


' How We Write is a thoughtful and admirably lucid attempt to explain and demystify the mental processes involved in the activity of writing.' - David Lodge How We Write is an accessible guide to the entire creative writing process, referring to a wealth of examples from writers such as Umberto Eco, Terry Prachett and Ian Fleming. Topics include how children learn to write, the visual design of text, and the impact of technology on writing. 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.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999