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3 edition of Doing Creative Writing found in the catalog.

Doing Creative Writing

by Steve May

  • 325 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creative writing guides,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9309706M
    ISBN 100415402395
    ISBN 109780415402392

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