This is a complete guide to creative writing which tries to work as a practical and everyday handbook for the prospective creative writers, as well as students and scholars. It provides extremely useful tips to master the art of brainstorming, an essential and integral part of the creative writing process. It unfolds the secrets of creative writing through four diversified sections: Poem, Dialogue, Travel Account and Short Story. Each chapter is succeeded by a number of highly appreciated specimen creative writings, an immensely helpful bibliography for further reading and an enriched exercise section for further practice. In short "Creative Writing: A Practical Approach" is sure to enhance the literary creativity of a beginner and is a definitive collection for the established creative writers as well.
Suman Chakraborty studied English at the Universities of Calcutta and Glasgow. He has edited Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest and co-edited C.U. English Honours Questions: An Essential Companion. His articles, monographs and academic contributions have appeared in a number of publications of international repute including The Dictionary of Literary Characters, Indian Review of World Literature in English and IACLALS Newsletter. He presented his research papers in London and Scotland and is an advisory editor of Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism and The Journal of Contemporary Literature.